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Searching in PubMed

A guide for using PubMed, the world's largest database for biomedical and health sciences literature.

My NCBI Account

You will need a My NCBI account to access My NCBI dashboard features. Sign in or access account creation options by clicking on Log in, located  on the top right PubMed webpages.

Registration is free; your My NCBI account is an external account with NCBI and is not linked to your UC Merced Library account or campus affiliation.

Once you have signed into your account, your username will replace Log in, in the upper right.

Click on your username to access: 

  • Your My NCBI dashboard
  • Your Publications/ My Bibliography
  • Account Settings including API Key Management