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About IndexCat: Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office

Subject Medicine and related subjects. This is the predecessor of Index Medicus/ Medline. See also About Medline
Sources This is the book catalogue of the Army Surgeon General's library. This title is invaluable for searching many history of medicine materials, especially pamphlets, dissertations, and journal articles from the 19th and early 20th centuries. It also includes access to electronic Thorndike and Kibre (eTK) (Lynn Thorndike and Pearl Kibre. A Catalogue of Incipits of Mediaeval Scientific Writings in Latin) for medieval Latin texts and Scientific and Medical Writings in Old and Middle English: an Electronic Reference (eVK) by Linda Ehrsam Voigts and Patricia Deery Kurtz for medieval English texts.
Dates Covered 1880-1961
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Print Counterpart (backfiles) Index-catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, United States Army: authors and subjects. [1st-5th ser.]
Provider National Library of Medicine
Access On the web.
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