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MEDLINE  Connect to MEDLINE [Cambridge Scientific Abstracts]
Also known as: Index Medicus; Cumulated Index Medicus
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
   1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
   2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
   3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)
Description: Abstracts and citations to journal articles covering all aspects of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary science and the preclinical sciences.
Coverage: latest 12 years
Updated: monthly
Journals: List of Journals Indexed for MEDLINE
Links: Depending upon the Cambridge Scientific Abstracts database, there might be links to full-text electronic journal articles from the American Meteorological Society, BioOne, HighWire Press, IngentaConnect, JSTOR, National Sea Grant Library, Nature Publishing Group, Project MUSE, PsycARTICLES, Sage Publications, ScienceDirect, Springer LINK. If full text is available, there will be a clickable “Full-Text” link at the top of a citation. Additional Get It! links are provided by clicking on the “Get It!” button.
Alerts: Click on “Alerts” in the “Search Tools” area to set up a personal profile. You can click on “Alerts” above a result set to save it. A saved “Alert” will be used to automatically search your selected databases for new content every week.
Output Formats: Click on “Save/Print/Email Records.” Available as an option from the Save/Print/Email screen, QuikBib allows you to generate a bibliography from your search results in any of eight popular bibliographic styles. Final output is available as HTML, Text, RTF, and MS Word.
Help: Click on “Help” in the upper right of the screen. For further assistance, Ask a Librarian.
Software Requirements: Best viewed with Netscape 6.0 or newer or Internet Explorer 6.0 or newer.
Related Resources: MEDLINE is also available through ScienceDirect. Click on “Abstract Databases” on the ScienceDirect welcome screen.

MEDLINE is also available through LexisNexis Academic. Click on “Medical” in the navigation bar.

The National Library of Medicine’s PubMed search service, free to all, is an alternative method to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE.

Users: 4 concurrent users
Producer: National Library of Medicine

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/19/14