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PubMed Overview (continued)

Graphic showing the integration of multiple databases using the Entrez search and retrieval system.  Databases include OMIM, PubMed, Full text electronic journals, Nucleotide Sequences, 3D Structures, Maps & Genomes, Protein Sequences, and Taxonomy.
  • PubMed is a Web-based retrieval system developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine. It is part of NCBI's vast retrieval system, known as Entrez.

  • PubMed is a database of bibliographic information drawn primarily from the life sciences literature.

  • PubMed contains links to full-text articles at participating publishers' Web sites as well as links to other third party sites such as libraries and sequencing centers.

  • PubMed provides access and links to the integrated molecular biology and chemistry databases maintained by NCBI.

The diagram illustrates the relationships between some of the information resources in Entrez.

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