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NUTR 4365: Nutrition in the Life Span: Suggested Databases

This course guide was created for NUTR 4365 (Nutrition in the Life Span) class.

PubMed & Medline Databases

What is PubMed?

PubMed is a free resource that is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Pubmed contains over 23.5 million citations, but does not include full text articles.

What is Medline?

Medline is the U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains more than 25 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. A distinctive feature of MEDLINE is that the records are indexed with NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®).

PubMed Tutorials & Help

Off-Campus Database Access

  • Databases are available to all students of Texas State. When you access databases from off-campus, you will be prompted for your username and password. This is the same as your NetID for campus email or Canvas.

    If you are having trouble or would like a more detailed explanation, see the Remote Databases Access page. This page includes names and phone numbers of people to contact for assistance.

Recommended Nutrition & Health Databases

Google Scholar

Did you know that accessing Google Scholar either below or through the Library website will prevent you from having to pay for access to articles?