MEDLINE from the National Library
of Medicine (NLM)
Other Interfaces to MEDLINE
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
Journals on the Web
Health Information on the Web
This page is based on Appendix A from Brian Katcher's
MEDLINE: a guide to effective searching in PubMed and other interfaces.
2nd ed. San Francisco: Ashbury Press; 2006
These pages are based on an appendix from Katcher
BS. MEDLINE: a guide to effective searching in PubMed and
other interfaces. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Ashbury Press; 2006.
They contain links (not possible from the
printed pages -- see
sample book pages) and are continually
MEDLINE is a bibliographic database that is produced by the National
Library of Medicine. Because MEDLINE is so large (more than 19
million records) and so exquisitely organized, it is generally
considered to be the premiere index to the world's medical literature
of biomedical journal articles. PubMed
is the most frequently used version of MEDLINE.
These pages describe a number of MEDLINE-related resources on
the Web. Some of these are within the National
Library of Medicine’s Web site, which is among the most
important health sites on the Web. The National Library of Medicine
maintains a page
that links to all of their MEDLINE/PubMed resources.