Short on time? Quick Tips for PubMed
1. PubMed via the Health Sciences Library
Access PubMed from the UNC Health Sciences Library website to make sure you can access all the full text articles UNC pays for.
Use the blue Find @ UNC link to access article PDFs for free, for anyone with a UNC ONYEN.
3. Result Filters
Use filters on the left side of the search results page to quickly limit the number of articles in your results and exclude irrelevant things.
4. Advanced Search
Use the advanced search page to view past searches, combine searches, and run more specific searches.
5. MyNCBI account
Save results in PubMed by using a My NCBI account, exporting items to a citation manager, or emailing items.
6. Save your Search
Save search strategies with a My NCBI account and get newly published results emailed to you.
7. MeSH Database
Use the MeSH Database to look up terms for subject headings to make your searches more precise.
8. Clinical Queries
Use the Clinical Queries search option to quickly find the top primary and secondary evidence on a topic.
9. Citation Matcher
Use the Single Citation Matcher to quickly find the article that matches a citation of interest.
10. Ask Us
Contact the HSL for assistance with any of these topics or other aspects of searching PubMed.