Not sure how to gain access to the Full Text of an item? See our Finding Full Text Guide for more information (including step-by-step instructions for our catalog and databases like PubMed & CINAHL).
Keep track of the work you have done, including filters applied, by saving your search.
You can save your search by clicking on "Advanced" underneath the PubMed search bar
On this Advanced page your search history listed and you can save that by clicking on "Download History"
Quick Tip: You can also use the advanced setting to go back to any searches you've done during this session, so don't be afraid to search forward and then utilize this tool to go back if you forgot earlier searches.
The Clipboard tool lets you add articles / results that you would like to keep track of in one place. Much like a shopping cart in an online store, this feature allows you to add articles to your Clipboard, go to all of those results, and then export them. To find the Clipboard go to the ellipses on your search results or in a record.
The contents of the Clipboard will be deleted after 8 hours of inactivity, so make sure you go through the step of exporting the results.
My NCBI is a personalized account that works with National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) databases, like PubMed.
Quick Tip: You can either create a My NCBI account, or login with your eRA Commons account or a Google account. If you have an eRA Commons account, you should use that login to create your NCBI account.
Citation management tools allow you to store your resources and research in one place, no matter where you got them from. In addition to being a way to keep track of your research they will also generate citations for you in the style that you specify.
Quick Tip: Citation management tools are a great way to stay organized while you research and save you time and energy when creating citations.
Find out more about citation management tools, including access to open source (free) options, and how to use them on our guide