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New PubMed is Here!


The National Library of Medicine has switched over to a new version of PubMed. Galter Library has created a new guide, and here are a few highlights of how the new PubMed is different from the old.

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New Features: Abstract Snippets on the Results page

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New Features: Sidebar Menu

Still the same: Full text links
New & Improved: Cite  •  Share  •  Page navigation

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New Features: Cite

  • Citation in AMA, MLA, APA, and NLM formats
  • Copy citation text
  • Download .RIS (for EndNote and other reference management platforms)

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New Features: Previous & Next

  • At long last, you can now page through your PubMed results from the abstract screen
  • Hover for details of the previous or next citation

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It’s all on mobile, too!

Log in to My NCBI | Advanced search | Filters | Timeline | Sort order | Cite | Share | Publisher and PMC icons

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PubMed best practices have not changed

  • Looking for some good articles about a topic?
    • Enter your search terms into the search box
    • Be specific
    • No search tags or ANDs needed
    • Avoid quotation marks
    • Avoid truncation (*)
  • Looking for a specific, known article?
    • Let the citation sensor work for you
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Updated: June 6, 2020