Category Archives: PubMed

New summer class schedule!

The BCH Medical Library is offering a number of classes this summer. Please register here. If the class dates and times are not convenient for you, please email Meaghan Muir to schedule a one-on-one consultation. PubMed: Tips and Tricks Wednesday, July 13, … Continue reading

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Using PubMed filters to access BCH and Harvard full-text articles

These filters add the Boston Children’s Hospital full-text link icons and Harvard link icon to your PubMed search results (in the abstract display setting). Configuring your NCBI account to show these icons requires following these steps only one time. The … Continue reading

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How to get journal articles

There are several different ways to access journal articles electronically. You can search for journal titles, find articles via PubMed, go to articles directly from research databases, or request articles through interlibrary loan. Search the Journal title list on the BCH Medical Library … Continue reading

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Social Media Icons Added to PubMed

Recently social media icons have been added to the abstract display for PubMed citations. This means that sharing PubMed citations via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ is now seamless and as easy as selecting the appropriate icon underneath the citation and abstract.

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Suggestions for Authors Selecting MeSH Descriptors

The National Library of Medicine has recently updated its brief guide helping authors who wish to select MeSH descriptors (terms) as key words for their articles. New to NLM’s suggestions is MeSH on Demand, a tool that can automatically identify relevant MeSH terms … Continue reading

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New PubMed Relevance Sort

PubMed now includes a relevance sort feature. The option to sort search results by relevance is available within the “Display Settings” menu under the “Sort by” selections. The relevance sort algorithm analyzes each citation in PubMed that includes the search … Continue reading

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