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1 The National Library of Medicine online resources Salima M’seffar INH- Bibliotheque m_salima2000@yahoo.fr

2 1.Information is well organized 2.Selection criteria applied by experts 3.Information is from known sources such as peer reviewed journals, books and credible institutions 4.Information is Free 5.About 272 online resources accessible WHY?

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4 Highlights of MEDLINE MEDLINE is a database of citations to published biomedical journal articles. MEDLINE has almost 19 million citations since 1946 Currently, citations from approximately 5,600 worldwide journals in 39 languages NLM analyzes the content of MEDLINE articles and assigns Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) to MEDLINE citations. 4

5 MEDLINE’s Scope Evolves See Journals Recently Accepted for Inclusion in MEDLINE. 5

6 MEDLINE Basic Bibliographic Citation Journal Source Information Title of the journal article Names of the Authors First Author Affiliation Abstract published with the article Language in which the article was published Publication Type (description of the type of article, e.g., Review, Letter, etc.) Controlled Vocabulary search terms (Medical Subject Headings) 6

7 Country identified MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) terms reflect the content of the article. NLM assigns the most specific term possible. You can search PubMed using MeSH. 7

8 * = a major concept. Subheadings are used with MeSH headings to be more specific. 8

9 PubMed http://www.pubmed.gov/ 9

10 What’s in PubMed Includes: records for online books & chapters out of scope articles 10

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12 MedlinePlus

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14 AIDSInfo: http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/ http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/ 14

15 MIMCom: www.nlm.nih.gov/mimcom/ www.nlm.nih.gov/mimcom/ 15

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17 As a conclusion… http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/internationa l.html

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