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On or off-campus Lane Search streamlines your access to:

  • Articles cited in PubMed
  • Journals, books, and tools uniquely available from Lane Medical Library
  • Grand Rounds videos, Lane classes, and everything on our web site

Whether you want to cast a wide net, or find a specific article, Lane-Search is the place to start.

Using Lane Search

Sample of Lane Search features

Sources Searched

  • The complete PubMed database of 25 million citations stored and searched on our servers
  • Lane's full catalog of ~ 300,000 books, journals, databases, statistics and much more
  • Lane website: grand rounds videos, classes, tutorials and links

Features and Benefits

  • Enterprise search technology delivers blazing fast results
  • Customized relevance ranking engine shows the most pertinent results up on top
  • Multiple "Sort by" options prioritize results based on author, publication year, relevance
  • Advanced filtering options shows different subsets of results
  • Multiple sources searched simultaneously and deliver more than just article citations

Relevance Ranking of Results

Results are returned in relevance ranked order based on a ranking score calculated for each result; factors contributing to ranking score calculation are, most to least:

  • Search term word(s) found in title
  • Search term word(s) found in a description, abstract or elsewhere in the citation
  • Resources from Lane's "core" collection
  • Items published in English

We strive to keep Lane Search current with the latest article data from PubMed. The National Library of Medicine generally makes updates to Pubmed available everyday at noon Eastern Time; Lane processes updates by 7AM Pacific Time the following day.