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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.

My NCBI

My NCBI retains user information and database preferences to provide customized services for many NCBI databases including PubMed.

My NCBI features include:

  • Save searches & automatic e-mail alerts
  • Display format preferences
  • Filter options
  • My Bibliography & NIH public access policy compliance
  • Highlighting search terms
  • Recent activity searches & records for 6 months
  • LinkOut, document delivery service & outside tool selections