ROAD resources covered by MEDLINE: http://road.issn.org/issn_search?afs:filter=referencing%3D"Medline"
Category of service: indexing and abstracting database
Owner: U.S. National Library of Medicine
URL: MEDLINE is the primary component of PubMed (http://pubmed.gov)
Presentation: MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains over 21 million references to journal articles. MEDLINE is the online counterpart to MEDLARS® (MEDical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System) that originated in 1964.
Disciplines covered: life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine
Type of resources covered: scholarly journals; a small number of newspapers, magazines, and newsletters considered useful to particular segments of the NLM broad user community are also included.
Geographic coverage: international
Time coverage: generally 1946 to the present, with some older material.
Number of publications covered: 5,600 worldwide journals in about 40 languages; about 60 languages for older journals.
Number of records in the database: 21 million references to journal articles.
Selection criteria: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/jsel.html
More information about MEDLINE: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/medline.html
Last update: August 2014