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An archive of free access full-text health journals provided by National Institute of Health (US).

Date Range

Some from late 1800s.


500,000+ articles.


  • PMC News mail list.
  • RSS feed.
  • The link on the right of an article links to cited articles.
  • Use the “send to” menu to save print email, send to etc.
  • Send results to the clipboard, where they can be stored for 8 hours.
  • To save results permanently register to access “My NCBI” .
  • Limits tab give full range of limiting options.
  • History tab allows you to combine searches.

Search Tips

  • The main search box is used for keyword, journal title or author.
  • To search on author include the initials without punctuation, e.g. Brown PH.
  • If you don’t know the initials put [au], e.g. Brown[au].
  • Use “Citation search” to find a known article.
  • Search the “Journals list” to find a journal.
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