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      The Reference Material web page is designed to provide you with background material and details on how the databases are designed and how to use the MBR Query Tool. We have also provided some reference links at the bottom of this page in case you wish to investigate some details further.

Medline Baseline Repository Detailed Reference Material:   PDF: Medline Baseline Repository Detailed Reference Material  (77 kb)

Medline Baseline Repository Query Tool User's Manual:   PDF: MBR Query Tool User's Manual  (1 mb)


The following reference links may help provide background material on the components of the MEDLINE Baseline Repository.

Link Description
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/licensee.html Information for licensees of NLM data. Provides information on XML DTD's, Medline/PubMed Baselines, and important announcements related to NLM data.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/filelist.html Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Files Available to Download web page. This page describes the various files that are available to download from MeSH and detailed information about each of the files.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/umls/ Unified Medical Language (UMLS) main information web page. This provides links to information fully explaining the UMLS and the UMLS data files.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/umls/META3_current_semantic_types.html Unified Medical Language (UMLS) list of current Semantic Types.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/licensee/baselinestats.html Medline/PubMed Baseline Statistical Reports
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/licensee/data_elements_doc.html NLM Bibliographic Services Division description of the MEDLINE/PubMed XML elements.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/databases_oldmedline.html Information on OLDMEDLINE records in Medline
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=helppubmed.table.pubmedhelp.T44 Information on MEDLINE Display Full Citations format

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Indexing Initiative (II)
Investigating computer-assisted and fully automatic methodologies for indexing biomedical text. Includes the NLM Medical Text Indexer (MTI).
Semantic Knowledge Representation (SKR)
Develop programs to provide usable semantic representation of biomedical text. Includes the SemRep program.
Program to map biomedical text to the UMLS Metathesaurus. Information and downloadable material for the MetaMap program.
Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD)
Test collection of manually curated MetaMap ambiguity resolution in support of word sense disambiguation research.
MEDLINE Baseline Repository (MBR)
Static MEDLINE® Baselines for use in research involving biomedical citations. Allows for query searches and test collection creation.
Structured Abstracts (SA)
Information about NLM's research on Structured Abstracts in the MEDLINE® Baselines.
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