Fetching Medline entries
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database.
It contains references to journal articles in life sciences
with a concentration on biomedicine.
JabRef can download citations from the Medline database.
To use this feature, choose Web search -> Fetch Medline,
and the Medline interface will appear in the side pane.
There are two ways of specifying which entries to download:
In both cases, press Enter or the Fetch button. If you
use a text search, you will be prompted with the number of entries
found, and given a choice of how many to download.
- Enter one or more Medline IDs (separated by comma/semicolon) in the
- Enter a set of names and/or words to search for. You can use the operators
and and or and parentheses to refine your search expression.
The entries fetched will be added to your currently active database.
Using a Proxy Server
If you need to use an http proxy server, pass the server name and
port number to java at runtime. These environment settings are documented
java -Dhttp.proxyHost="hostname" -Dhttp.proxyPort="portnumber"