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Research: Search Strategies

General Search Strategies

PubMed is the free, web-based interface for searching MEDLINE.

  • Developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM)
  • Contains over 30 million citations and abstracts from the biomedical journal literature, including the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care systems
  • Coverage dates back to 1946
  • Does not include meeting abstracts, conference proceedings, dissertations, patents, or websites