ERIC Number: ED043336
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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The Principles of MEDLARS.
National Library of Medicine (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
The Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System (MEDLARS) is described in detail including its indexing procedures, vocabulary, search strategies, products and services. This handbook also indicates the types of requests that are suitable for retrospective machine search in MEDLARS, and discusses the capabilities and limitations of the system. (MF)
Descriptors: Indexing, Information Networks, Information Retrieval, Information Services, Information Systems, Search Strategies
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.75)
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Authoring Institution: National Library of Medicine (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.