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National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
Biomedical and genomic data and tools for discovering, exploring, storing, and analyzing knowledge about molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics.
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A variety of resources that allow developers to access and manipulate NCBI data in their applications: APIs, code libraries, data formats.
One component of the NCBI resources, PubMed is a database of citations and abstracts for biomedical literature from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. Covers over 5,700 journals in the biomedical and health sciences. Connect to PubMed via the Library link for fully integration with UC-eLinks, to open full-text articles, determine location of print journals, and request articles through Interlibrary Loan.
How to find articles
You can find articles by:
- Selecting a database in the left column
- If you know a specific journal title, using our e-Journal search box
- If you have a citation, using the Citation Linker
Know the details of a specific citation you need? If so, use Citation Linker to look for it in UCSD's collection and make your request if we don't have it
How do I get the articles?
In most of our databases, you'll see this button next to each reference: .
Clicking this button may open up the article automatically, or you will see options to get the article:
- Online, if available)
- In print (links to Roger)
- Via interlibrary loan (Request) if we don't have the article.