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PubMed is basically a free version of Medline. It lets you search millions of journal citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences.
It includes access to MEDLINE® and to citations for selected articles in life science journals not included in MEDLINE. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
PubMed was developed and is maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Content of this Guide
This is a general guide to searching Pubmed, the world's largest database of biomedical citations and abstracts. Go through the tabs to discover the content:
The National Library of Medicine's (NLM's) controlled vocabulary thesaurus
Search for Words
Search the bibliographic information (author, title, date, journal, etc.) of articles by word or phrase
Use boolean operators to combine your searches
Filters and Clinical Queries
Narrow your search results by filters
A free option to save results, receive notifications of new results on a topic, and more
EndNote and Pubmed
A short guide with links to further information on how to import PubMed citations/abstracts into Endnote citation tool
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