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PubMed and My NCBI

Connect to PubMed Tutorial

A web-based tutorial that will show you how to search PubMed®, the National Library of Medicine's (NLM™) journal literature search system.

By the end of the tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Understand PubMed's scope and content.
  • Understand how the MeSH vocabulary is used to describe and retrieve citations.
  • Build a search using MeSH and PubMed search tools (Details, Limits, History, Search Builder, etc.)
  • Manage your results using display, sort, the Clipboard, save, print, e-mail and order features and My NCBI filters.
  • Save your search strategies.
  • Link to full-text articles and other resources.
  • Use special queries and other PubMed/NCBI tools.