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FAQ: Finding a List of MEDLINE Journal Titles


How do I find a list of the MEDLINE journal titles?


There are two ways to find MEDLINE journal titles:

  1. For currently indexed titles, go to the NLM Catalog at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nlmcatalog

    • Enter in the search box: currentlyindexed and click Search

      OR

    • Enter in the search box: all [sb] and click Search
      • Under the Journal subsets filter on the left sidebar click "More..."
      • A journal subsets pop-up box displays. Click the prepopulated boxes to deselect them. Click the box for "Currently indexed in MEDLINE." Click the "Show" button.
      • This filter now appears under the Journal Subsets filter list on the sidebar. Click on the link to re-run your search with this filter.
  2. For journals formerly or currently indexed in MEDLINE, go to the NLM Catalog at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nlmcatalog

    • Enter in the search box: reportedmedline and click Search

      OR

    • Enter in the search box: all [sb] and click Search

      • Under the Journal subsets filter on the left sidebar click "Moreā€¦"
      • A journal subsets pop-up box displays. Click the prepopulated boxes to deselect them. Click the box for "Journals currently or previously indexed in MEDLINE." Click the "Show" button.
      • This filter now appears under the Journal Subsets filter list on the sidebar. Click on the link to re-run your search with this filter.

      OR

    • For all titles formerly or currently indexed, see the List of Serials Indexed for Online Users which provides the journal information in XML format.

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