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PubMed: Getting Started

This module will help you get started searching the medical database, PubMed.

What is PubMed?

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PubMed is a free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health–both globally and personally.

The PubMed database contains more than 33 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. It does not include full text journal articles. However, links to the full text are often present when available from other sources, such as your University Library