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Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1964 January; 52(1): 152–158.
PMCID: PMC198086

Bibliographic Aspects of MEDLARS


When MEDLARS becomes operational in 1964, it should provide the resources for a comprehensive, integrated bibliographical publication and retrieval system. The publications Index Medicus and Cumulated Index Medicus will be modified in format, arrangement, and method of preparation; other published bibliographies will also be affected by the new system. This paper describes the characteristics of both the publication and retrieval phases of MEDLARS.

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