|Fall 2003||Vol. XVIII, No.3|
Editor: Robert M. Joven, MLS Information & Education Services Ext. 8493 E-mail - email@example.com
New icons have been added to PubMed’s summary display format. These icons tell you whether an abstract appears in the database and whether a link to full-text is available. To get to full-text, click on the icon and then click on the publisher’s icon. The icons are displayed below:
The ‘full-text article available free in PubMed Central’ icon provides free and unrestricted access to journals participating in PubMed Central. PubMed Central (http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/) was created in 2000 and is managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). While PubMed is a database of citations and abstracts from thousands of journals, PubMed Central (PMC) is an electronic archive of free full text journal articles from the life sciences journal literature. Although the PubMed database contains citations to all articles in PMC journals, PMC can be searched directly. The ‘free full-text article available’ icon provides access to journals not in PMC. This is how the icons appear in PubMed’s summary display format:
In order to see these UCHC full-text and print icons displayed you must use the link to PubMed provided under Databases located in the center of the Library’s homepage (http://library.uchc.edu/), or, use this URL to go directly to PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?holding=uchclib.
Our UCHC full-text and print icons (and a publisher’s icon) are displayed below:
is also possible to limit your search results to the two new full-text
subsets of PubMed:
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