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Government Information in the Study of Science & Technology

Covers major government science and technology websites as well as highlighting the Library's collection in these areas.


PubMed icon from the PubMed websitePubMed is a key database for finding journal citations for biomedical literature. Currently, there are over 29 million citations in the database. 

PubMed covers journals indexed by MEDLINE as well as non-MEDLINE journals. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) selects journals included in MEDLINE and indexes each with a MeSH subject heading, a controlled vocabulary.  MeSH provides a hierarchy of organized terms for searching and understanding the topics in each journal.  

This box also links to a few key PubMed-related resources to help you navigate this database successfully.

Selected PubMed Sources


National Institutes of Health (NIH) logoThe National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a large federal agency that engages in research and research support in a large variety of areas.  This box will focus on a few of the NIH's activities. The National Library of Medicine (NLM), which produces PubMed, is a NIH institute.  This section highlights some important NLM databases.

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

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