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MedLine (EBSCO)

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)

Medline provides access to bibliographic information that includes MEDLINE, OLDMEDLINE, as well as:

  • The out-of-scope citations (e.g., articles on plate tectonics or astrophysics) from certain MEDLINE journals, primarily general science and chemistry journals, for which the life sciences articles are indexed for MEDLINE.
  • Citations that precede the date that a journal was selected for MEDLINE indexing.
  • Some additional life science journals that submit full text to PubMedCentral and receive a qualitative review by NLM.
"MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 4,600 current biomedical journals"--About the database.

Number of Users:
Interlibrary Loan:
Not Permitted
Resource Advocate:
Winterman, Brian
SFX Source:
Federated Search:

IUB Library Subjects:
  • Optometry
  • Cognitive Science
  • Kinesiology
  • Nursing
  • Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Psychology and Brain Sciences
  • Applied Health Science
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Medicine
  • Biology
  • Public Health

Library of Congress Subjects:

Health services administration--Periodicals--Indexes.