National Library of Medicine Resource Links

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the world’s largest medical library and the creator of MEDLINE. NLM provides reliable health information on the World Wide Web through a series of diverse web products (links listed below). These links do not require a subscription or fee and have been made available to the general public.

PubMed – Provides access to MEDLINE. Includes state-of-the-art retrieval features such as “related articles,” links to related databases, and links to many sites providing full-text articles.

MedlinePlus – NLM’s site for quality up-to-date and totally private consumer health information. Clinical trials, MEDLINE searches, drug information, encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, news, interactive tutorials, and Spanish-language version are included.

Loansome Doc – An electronic order feature for obtaining a full-text copy of documents found in MEDLINE. Registration is required & local fees may apply. – Provides easy access to information on over 12,000 clinical research studies.

LocatorPlus – NLM’s online catalog providing information about the Library’s holdings of books, journal titles, and audiovisuals.

Toxnet – An extensive collection of bibliographic and full-text information covering the effects of drugs and other chemicals on humans.

Tox Town – An interactive guide to commonly encountered toxic substances encountered in everyday places.

More information about PubMed and other products & programs of NLM