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Ton Van Den Bogert
07-09-1997, 06:12 AM
Dear subscribers,

The following posting was distributed on the NEUROMUS list
recently. Thanks to Oyvind Stavdahl for forwarding this message.

-- Ton van den Bogert

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Date: Tue, 1 Jul 1997 11:33:14 -0500
From: "A. Messaros"
Subject: important MEDLINE update

NeuroMus subscribers,

The US government's National Library of Medicine recently made two
significant announcements which were, unfortunately, eclipsed by Mike
Tyson's late-night "snack". MEDLINE is now available through the NLM's
website for *no* charge. This is a significant departure from the NLM's
previous fee-based system... and from the "watered-down", but free,
versions of MEDLINE that several vendors made available. This new, free
service does not even require registration for the web user.

NLM also announced a new experimental system for searching MEDLINE, =
users can be linked to the web sites of publishers, enabling the =
of full text articles. This service, called PUBMED, offers a variety of
display formats and printing/saving, including importing into
bibliographic manager programs. Preformatted searches can also be
performed; simply find an article/abstract of interest, and select
"related articles". The service is free and does not require

MEDLINE: http://www.nlm.nih.gov
PUBMED: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

Andy Messaros (andrew-messaros@uiowa.edu) (319-335-9795)
College of Medicine - Physical Therapy; The University of Iowa - USA

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