PubMed (external link) is a bibliographical database for Medicine and Biomedicine.
- Free service provided by the National Library of Medicine (external link) (NLM, USA)
- Over 25 million citations from approx. 5,600 journals, dating back to 1948
- Links to full-text documents
Please note the differences between PubMed and Medlines (external link). The data pool is somewhat broader and more up-to-date than that of MEDLINE.
- Using PubMed is free
- Access to the full texts (where applicable) depends on whether the search location has a licence for the publications in question.
Courses are held by appointment. They explain the various search strategies and features using specific examples.