Why Use PubMed?
The Health Sciences Library provides access to MEDLINE via the PubMed search system from the National Library of Medicine.
- PubMed covers journal articles in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the health care system.
- It has information about journal articles published in 5,200 journals in 30 languages dating back to 1949.
- PubMed does not include information about meeting abstracts, conference proceedings, dissertations, patents, or websites.
Here are Ten Tips that explain useful features of the PubMed interface to MEDLINE.
Bonus Tip 11: National Library of Medicine: PubMed Basics
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Off Campus Access: Access resources off-campus via the Library website by logging in with your Onyen. Most electronic resources are accessible off-campus to students, faculty, and staff, including UNC Hospitals' staff.