Technology of searching information in the bibliographic database MedLine

Shadyorkin, Ihor; Shadyorkina, Viktoriya; Shulyak, Alexander; Tarchynets, Marian
September 2008
Polish Journal of Urology / Urologia Polska;2008, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p277
Academic Journal
The article focuses on MedLine, a bibliographic database that covers more than 75% of the world's biomedical periodicals and a project of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). It cites that MedLine has approximately 12 million citations and article abstracts, published in international biomedical periodicals since 1966. It describes the PubMed search system, a service that enables one to search in the MedLine database. It notes that PubMed was developed and supported by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and NLM.


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