PubMed (Public MEDLINE) is a free resource developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine® (NLM). PubMed gives free access to MEDLINE, NLM's database of citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care systems, and preclinical sciences. MEDLINE is NLM's bibliographic database of citations and abstracts, currently from approximately 5,400 biomedical journals published in the United States and worldwide. Coverage extends back to 1946 with over 23 million citations.
Enter a PMID
If you have a PubMed PMID (PubMed ID) or PMCID (PubMed Central ID) just enter that number in the PubMed search box.
PubMed: Using the Advanced Search
In this 3 minute video, learn to use PubMed's Advanced Search features to refine your search with the example of a publication date range; and find journal and author names using the autocomplete feature.
LibKey Nomad automatically provides instant links to full text content for article subscribed to by your library - or open access alternatives - as you do research on the web and come across literature.
How to use LibKey Nomad:
The Basics: Simple Searching & Viewing Results
For a basic keyword search, type the word or words you are looking for into the search box, and click Search. PubMed will suggest phrases that complete your entry or that are related to the words you're entering. The next page will show your search results.
Setting Filters (aka Limits)
Use the filters on the left sidebar to narrow down your results by specifying different categories such as language, type of article, age, gender, etc.
Changing the Display Settings
Click the Display Options button at the top right side of the page to change the format option for each citation (Summary, Abstract, PubMed or PMID) the sort order and the number of results per page. Use the Show snippets check box to turn text snippets off/on in the results page.
Look for the icon or another "free full text" icon in the top right of the abstract page, and click the icon to access the full article text.
Saving, Printing, and Emailing Search Results
At the top of the search results page you will see a series of buttons labeled Save, Email and Send to.
Use the Save option to save a text file of your results.
Use the Email option to email results.
Use the Send to option to save results to:
To print your citations, select Print from your Internet's browser window.
To remove an item from the Clipboard, click the Remove from Clipboard link below the citation.