MEDLINE (MEDlars onLINE) is the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. The MEDLINE file contains bibliographic citations and author abstracts from approximately 3,900 current biomedical journals published in theUnited States and 70 foreign countries. The file contains approximately 9 million records dating back to 1966.
NLM's search service to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line journals), and other related databases.
- Internet Grateful Med
Provides free access to MEDLINE, and other databases. Utilize full range of Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) search features via UMLS Metathesaurus. Ability to limit searches by language, publication type, age groups, etc., using pull-down menus.
- Internet Medline Comparison Table
Ranks free and fee based medline services available on the Internet. Includes access restrictions, dates covered, fees for document delivery, navigation tools, and utilities for expanding searches to medical concepts. Original from Medical Matrix.
INTERNET GRATEFUL MED
Provides free access to AIDSLINE, HealthSTAR, AIDSDRUGS, AIDSTRIALS, DIRLINE, HISTLINE, HSRPROJ, OLDMEDLINE, SDILINE and MEDLINE.
EMBASE (Excerpta Medica)
EMBASE is one of the leading databases of biomedical literature, with 13 comprehensive categories, offering you the opportunity to focus queries in your specialty. Search any of the databases and display the titles your search finds for free. If you wish to view a detailed reference in order to read an abstract, or bibliographic or database information, there is a slight charge.