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MEDLINE

Database Information


"MEDLINE is also the world's most comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, 1,450 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE, and of those, 551 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Biomedical Reference Collection. This wide-ranging file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the MEDLINE index - with no embargo. With coverage dating back to 1949 and full-text back to 1965, MEDLINE is the definitive research tool for medical literature." --
EBSCOhost Website

Database Features
Full text for 1,470 journals
Full-text coverage dating back to 1965
Searchable citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: ? = one or more unknown characters (e.g. wom?n)
Truncation: * = place at the end of a root word (e.g. comput*)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart

Database Access

MEDLINE

Video Tutorials

EBSCOhost Basic Search Tutorial
Demonstrates how to use the Basic Search interface in EBSCOhost's databases.

 

Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.