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The MLN Matters® Articles - Search Tip - page offers three ways to search and find MLN Matters® articles:

  1. To get started, select the link on the left side of this page that corresponds with the desired year. For example, to find articles released during 2015, click on ‘2015 MLN Matters Articles.’
    1. You can sort articles by using one of the seven headings (Transmittal, Issue Date, Subject, Implementation Date, CR #, MM Article #, or MM Article Release Date). Use the arrows next to the headings to sort by ascending or descending items.
      NOTE: To maximize the amount of search results, go to the ‘Show entries’ drop-down menu at the top of the list and select '100'.
    2. To narrow your search criteria by using one of the seven headings go to the ‘Filter On’ box and enter your information.
  2. For a list of the available indices, go to the MLN Matters® Articles page and scroll to the “Downloads” section. Select any of the MLN Matters® indices listed. The MLN Matters® indices contain common keywords and phrases from the MLN Matters® articles. Select a keyword or phrase in order to read more about this subject. Most indices link directly to the related article(s).
  3. The MLN Matters® electronic mailing list is a free email notification service that will send you an email when new and revised MLN Matters® articles are released.  For more information, including how to subscribe to the service, view the How to Sign Up for MLN Matters® document.  You can also view and search an archive or previous messages.

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