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PubMed: Ten Tips

Adapted from the UNC Chapel Hill Pubmed Ten Tips guide.


My NCBI retains user information and database preferences to provide customized services for many NCBI databases. My NCBI features include:

  • Save searches & automatic e-alerts
  • Display format preferences
  • Filter options
  • My Bibliography & NIH public access policy compliance
  • SciENcv: a researcher biosketch profile service
  • Highlighting search terms
  • Recent activity searches & records for 6 months 


To access your account, click on the My NCBI link in the upper right corner of PubMed opening page. You will be taken to a My NCBI sign-in page. Click on the See more 3rd party sign in options link and find University of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio from the menu. You will be able to log in using your university domain username/password or by creating a new account. 


Getting More Help

Contact us:

Call Briscoe Library at (210) 567-2440 or email a librarian during on call hours (10 AM - 4 PM).

Schedule an appointment with your school liaison.


Get Online Help:

NIH PubMed Tutorial

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