Found: Free MedLine

J.R. Simon jsimon at indyvax.iupui.edu
Thu Aug 1 09:33:50 EST 1996


Ilonka Guenther wrote:
> 
> j_wasco at pipeline.com wrote:
> >
> > I' ve been using a new service/site for the past week or so which has free
> > MEDLINE. In the interest of sharing the wealth, the site's called Avicenna
> > http://www.avicenna.com  and access is free. It also has MESH and a great
> > list of publications links, no proprietary front-end.
> >
> > If anyone else has good, free resources, please post them.
> >
> > Appreciate it!
> >
> > James Wasco, MD.
> 
> There is another free link where one can do medline searches:
> 
> http://www.medscape.com/Default.mhtml
> 
> As far as I see it the search including abstracts is free only ordering
> articles will cost. But I haven't used it really since we have medline in our
> institute.
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
>                 Ilonka Guenther
> 

These may be free services, but they are quite limited in their scope. 
They certainly do not offer all the features of Medline.  I guess it's 
true when they say "you get what you pay for."

J.R. Simon



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