Medline is a large US database of medical information. Other subjects covered include dentistry, veterinary medicine, medical psychology, genetics and advanced nursing practice. The database covers over 5,000 journals from 70 countries.

How do I use Medline?

You can search Medline by looking for keywords in the title/abstract of documents or search by author name.

You can also search for information on a particular subject by using the thesaurus.

What does Medline do?

Medline contains references to journal articles, guidelines, manuscripts, dissertations and book chapters.

This authoritative resource also contains full text access to many journals in the field of medicine, nursing and allied health.

Do I need a password?

Access to Medline requires an NHS OpenAthens Username and Password.

How do I access Medline?

To access Medline click on the Medline link on the healthcare databases page of this website and then log in with yourNHS OpenAthens username and password.

What information is available?

Medline covers all aspects of medicine including:

  • Medicine
  • Vetinary Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Dentistry
  • Allied Health
  • Pre-clinical Sciences

Need further help?

For help in using the database please see our training guide or contact your local NHS library.

You may also be interested in booking onto one of our healthcare databases training sessions which we are offering at various locations in the city.