Medline indexed journals database

This blog post aims to aware researchers about Medline indexed journals.

We will be discussing how to access the complete and latest list of Medline journals database. We will also be providing the steps to check if a journal is indexed in Medline.

Medline indexed journals

MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains more than 29 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.

MEDLINE is an important resource from the National Library of Medicine. All research journals indexed in MEDLINE are peer-reviewed.

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List of Medline indexed journals: Find Medline journals

A list of the journals indexed in the MEDLINE database can be found at this URL:

Researchers make sure that the button “Journals currently indexed in MEDLINE” on the left side is selected. You can see there are 5280 Medline indexed journals shown in the search results.

Medline indexed journals
Medline indexed journals

Steps to check if a journal is indexed in Medline

Similarly the same URL: can be used to check if a journal is indexing in the Medline.

  1. Type the journal title or ISSN on the search box and click on the search button.
  2. The journal details will be shown if it is in the National Library of Medicine (NLM) catalog.
  3. Check the “Current indexing status.” Indexed journal shows “Currently indexed for MEDLINE”

Top 10 medical journals in the world

S. No.TitleSJRH index
1Ca-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians62.937 Q1168
2MMWR Recommendations and Reports40.949 Q1143
3Nature Reviews Genetics26.214 Q1365
4Nature Reviews Immunology20.529 Q1390
5MMWR. Surveillance summaries : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Surveillance summaries / CDC19.961 Q1100
6New England Journal of Medicine19.889 Q11030
7Nature Reviews Cancer19.575 Q1442
8Nature Medicine19.536 Q1547
9Annual Review of Immunology18.301 Q1301
10World Psychiatry15.510 Q193
Top Medline journals

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