National Library of Medicine (NLM)

What is National Library of Medicine (NLM)?

National Library of Medicine (NLM) meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

The largest medical library in the United States, administered by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Located in Bethesda, Maryland, NLM is home to over 7 million items, including one of the world’s finest medical history collections of old and rare medical works. For the past 125 years, NLM has published the Index Medicus, a subject/author guide to articles published in 4,000 journals. It also provides public access to an online version of its MEDLINE bibliographic database at no charge under the title PubMed. A new service called PubMed Central provides open access to a central digital archive of full-text journal articles in the life sciences. Click here to connect to the NLM homepage.


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