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: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nlmcatalog
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.
Steps to check if a journal is indexed in Medline
Similarly the same URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nlmcatalog can be used to check if a journal is indexing in the Medline.
- Type the journal title or ISSN on the search box and click on the search button.
- The journal details will be shown if it is in the National Library of Medicine (NLM) catalog.
- Check the “Current indexing status.” Indexed journal shows “Currently indexed for MEDLINE”
Top 10 medical journals in the world
|S. No.||Title||SJR||H index|
|1||Ca-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians||62.937 Q1||168|
|2||MMWR Recommendations and Reports||40.949 Q1||143|
|3||Nature Reviews Genetics||26.214 Q1||365|
|4||Nature Reviews Immunology||20.529 Q1||390|
|5||MMWR. Surveillance summaries : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Surveillance summaries / CDC||19.961 Q1||100|
|6||New England Journal of Medicine||19.889 Q1||1030|
|7||Nature Reviews Cancer||19.575 Q1||442|
|8||Nature Medicine||19.536 Q1||547|
|9||Annual Review of Immunology||18.301 Q1||301|
|10||World Psychiatry||15.510 Q1||93|