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PubMed - an Introduction

An introduction to and guide for using PubMed - from basic research queries to in depth, personalized information discovery.

Create a My NCBI account

You can manage all of your PubMed activity and save search strategies and results long term by creating a free NCBI account. 

  • To access your account, look for the “log in” button in the top right-hand corner of any PubMed page.

screen shot displaying NCBI account log in button at top right-hand corner of PubMed screen

  • If you need to create an account, scroll down through the various log in options until you see the “sign up” link at the bottom of the page.

screen shot displaying NCBI "New here? Sign up" link

  • To log in with your NYU Langone account, scroll down and select “more sign up options". You may also log in through another account.

screenshot displaying NCBI 3rd party sign in options

  • Look for "NYU Langone" either in the search bar or alphabetically under N.

screenshot displaying search for "nyu" in list of login providers

  • You will be prompted to log in with your KID and password.

screenshot displaying NYU Langone Login screen