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Provides full text and indexing for thousands of general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines, including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues, and more. Also includes book reviews, biographies, dictionaries and image collections of photos, maps, and flags.

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Consumer friendly health information from the National Library of Medicine. Includes directories, a medical encyclopedia, medical dictionary, tutorials on common conditions, tests, and treatments, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, and links to clinical trials. Health information is available in over 40 languages.

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Medline is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's index to more than 4,300 biomedical journals published in the United States and 70 other countries covering the areas of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. Medline contains over 12 million citations dating back to the mid-1960's. Coverage is worldwide, but most records are from English-language sources or have English abstracts.
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