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"MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news."
MedlinePlus website (accessed May 16, 2006)
US government agency
Not membership based
Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg, Director of the National Library of Medicine
# of Offices:
One (Bethesda, MD)
# of Staff:
The National Library of Medicine, a part of the National Institutes of Health, created and maintains MedlinePlus.