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Getting the Most out of PubMed Medline: Introduction

Accessing PubMed Medline

You can access PubMed Medline from the link below or from the Library's A-Z Databases pages.

What is PubMed Medline?


PubMed Medline is a leading bibligraphic database managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the Nation Library of Medicine (NLM).  PubMed contents cover a wide array of fields within the health sciences, including: 

  • clinical medicine
  • dentistry
  • nursing
  • public health
  • pre-clinical research
  • veterinary medicine

One of the unique features of the PubMed Medline database is the use of Medical Subject Headings, or MeSH.  Take a look through this guide to learn more about the features in PubMed Medline as well as how best to use MeSH in your searches!

New and Noteworthy

Recent enhancements and changes to PubMed and the MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) Database

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Subject Librarian

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Carolyn Dennison
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More PubMed Help

For more help using PubMed, try out one these resources: