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 PubMed (Open Access)

Database Information

"PubMed comprises over 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources. PubMed is a free resource that is developed and 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)." --
NCBI Website

Database Features
Over 22 million citations for biomedical literature from scientific journals and online books
Citations and abstracts for journal articles indexed in MEDLINE and other medical databases
Full-text access to articles provided by participating publishers

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR
Truncation: * = place at the beginning or end of a word to retrieve unlimited prefix or suffix variations (e.g. comput*)

Database Access

PubMed (Open Access)

Video Tutorials

PubMed: The Filters Sidebar
Explains how to use the PubMed filters sidebar to limit search results.


Need the Full-Text Article?
Explains how to get full-text articles for PubMed citations, both free and for a fee.


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