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PubMed Guide: My NCBI

Providence Virtual Library

My NCBI Overview

My NCBI is a free service by the US National Library of Medicine.

The My NCBI feature allows one to:

  • Save search strategies in order to run them at a later date (check for new citations)
  • Receive automatic e-mail updates on saved search strategies
  • Set preferences for searching PubMed one may then group search results (such as human, English, clinical trials, reviews, etc.)
  • Save results in collections

Instructions on the above features (and many more) are available at My NCBI Help Topics

MyNCBI can be found at the top-right corner of the PubMed home page


Account Set-up

To register for My NCBI:

Save Searches

My Bibliography

Video: My NCBI Home Page