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Urban Health Seminar - SOC 8620: Databases

Medline and PubMed

What is the difference between MEDLINE and PubMed? Click here to read the factsheet on the NLM website, written in 2000 and updated in 2004.

What is PubMed Central?

PubMed Central is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature comprising journals that deposit material in PMC on a routine basis and generally make all their published articles available here.


PubMed: the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. It provides coverage of biomedical journals from the United States and 80 other countries, dating back to the mid-1950's.

PubMed Overview

PubMed Help

SimplyAnalytics (formerly SimplyMap): a web-based mapping application with a user-friendly interface that permits users to quickly and easily create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using thousands of demographic, business, and marketing variables.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS):


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