EMBASE is a major biomedical and pharmacological database containing citations, abstracts, and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed international journals.
Embase is comprised of content merged from three databases:
- Embase, the Excerpta Medica database from Elsevier – 1974 to present
- Embase Classic (Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals backfile) – 1947-1973
- Medline, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Includes current Medline (1966 onward) plus OldMedline (back to 1950)