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MEDLARS

 [med´larz]
acronym for Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System, a computerized bibliographic system of the national library of medicine, from which the index medicus is produced.

MED·LARS

(mĕ'lărz),
Acronym for Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System, a computerized index system of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

MEDLARS

Medical Literature & Analysis Retrieval System. The computerised bibliographic retrieval system from the 40+ databases of the Index Medicus, which providing access to biomedical literature and was managed by the National Library of Medicine in Washington, DC. MEDLARS was operational from 1964 to 1975, at which time it was replaced by MEDLARS II.

MEDLARS

MEDical Literature & Analysis Retrieval System Medical informatics The computerized bibliographic retrieval system from the 40+ databases  of Index Medicus which provides access to biomedical literature, managed by the NLM in Washington, DC. See National Library of Medicine.

MEDLARS

(medlahrz)
Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System, a computerized system of databases and databanks maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

MEDLARS

(medlahrz)
Acronym for Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System.
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Nowadays, the Medlar is largely neglected, a curiosity in the garden and a forgotten fruit in the kitchen.
Grateful users could receive a quality literature search from a well-trained searcher in many different locations in much less time and with greater precision than with the old highly restricted MEDLARS service.
As Wilf said in his comments as part of the Pioneers of Information Science Scrapbook, "Following work on the Aslib Cranfield Project, and various evaluation studies for Herner & Co., I had recently completed a large-scale evaluation of MEDLARS (published in 1968).
In this paper, I first summarize Lancaster's two major evaluations of the MEDLARS system and discuss their impact at NLM and more generally in the field of information science.
Biblio-Link II currently transfers download files from DIALOG, MEDLARS, SilverPlatter, and STN information services.
The Information Center there (MIC-KIBIC) has been the Nordic MEDLARS center for more than 20 years.
The physician and the medical literature: From Index Medicus to MEDLARS to GRATEFUL MED and beyond.
Biblio-link II will currently transfer download files from Dialog, MEDLARS, and SilverPlatter information services.
Anderson was Director of Information Systems at the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, MD., where he was responsible for the introduction of the personal computing package, GRATEFUL MED, and the implementation of the MEDLARS 3 production system.
For the online searcher, the Online Biblio-Links Package will allow access to over 1,000 of the world's most popular scientific and information databases and includes the individual Biblio-Links to BRS, Dialog, MEDLARS, SilverPlatter, and STN.
MEDLARS: The foremost example of a government agency in the field is the National Library of Medicine, producer of the MEDLARS family of over 25 databases.
Every step we tread she can point out free food - elderberries, sweet chestnuts, crab apples, wild raspberries and blackberries and a rather unusual fruit called a medlar.