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MyNCBI

PubMed: My NCBI

My NCBI is your personal space on the NLM computer system for saving searches, search results, PubMed preferences, and for creating automatic email alerts. Click on the My NCBI link at the top right of the PubMed window to get started.

PubMed My NCBI Registration is required (available at no charge).

Note:  To use My NCBI, you must have cookies enabled to allow pop-up windows from ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. The Safari browser is not recommended.

Pages are available for (click tab):

  • Saving your search and creating automatic e-mail alerts
  • Managing searches
  • Saving results in Collections and My Bibliography
  • Search Filters
  • Using Preferences and Showing UW Online Links

Instructional Videos

To watch the instructional video clips (Watch Video), the Adobe Flash Player is required.

Changing Your Default Display Settings (2 min.)
Collections (3 min.)
   ♦ Editing Collections (3 min.)
   ♦ Sharing Collections (2 min.)
Creating Your Bibliography (4 min.)
E-mail Alerts for Articles from Your Favorite Journals (4 min.)
Filters (3 min.)
   ♦ Links to Full Text from Your Library (Library LinkOut Filters) (3 min.)
   ♦ Custom Filters (2 min.)
Retrieving Your My NCBI Username or Password (2 min.)
Saving Searches (4 min.)
Changing Saved Searches (2 min.)

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