PubMed Hands On Lab Time
Hands On Lab
Select two or three of the
1. Register for My NCBI
· Create an automatic e-mail
· Change the default filter
· Turn on highlighting
2. Create a Web Link to
PubMed (page 4)
3. Search PubMeds
Clinical Queries using your handheld (page 5)
a PubMed RSS feed (page 5)
5. Create a Collection (page 6)
6. Try the PMC ID Converter (page 6)
1. Register for My NCBI
1. Click Register
on My NCBI icon -upper right of the screen.
Step 2. Enter a User
Name, Password of your choice, a
security answer, the 5 characters from the image, and your e-mail address.
Step 3. Write your Username,
password, security word onto this page and save it for future reference.
Enter your e-mail address so you can have updates
e-mailed to you.
Step 5. Click on the Register button.
a) Create an automatic e-mail update
Step 1. Enter a search that you would like to save,
or use the one shown below and click Go.
Step 2. After you run the search, click Save Search.
Step 3. Select Yes
to receive e-mail updates.
Step 4. Change the e-mail update selections to your
liking and click OK.
Step 5. An
initial confirmation e-mail message
will be sent to confirm your participation. You must do the confirm step in the message before My
NCBI will automatically send updates.
b) Change the default filter settings
Step 1. Run a search in PubMed and click the tool icon to the right of the Review filter tab to link
to the Quick Pick list of commonly-requested filters.
Step 2. Click the boxes to
select or deselect filters. To view additional options click:
a) Browse to browse filters by category.
Subject-related filters are under Properties.
b) Search to search the
filter names and descriptions. Use this
to find your librarys name. Let Annette
know if you are doing this.
c) My Selections to display/delete the active
filters and icon settings.
**Your Filter selections
are in effect only when you are signed
in to My NCBI.**
b) Turn on Highlighting (in effect when you are signed into My NCBI)
Step 1. Go into My NCBI.
Step 2. Click User
Preferences on the sidebar.
Step 3. Select a highlighting color and Click OK.
For additional information about My NCBI,
on the sidebar.
2. Create a Web Link to PubMed
a URL link that runs a search in PubMed. You may paste the link onto your personal web page.
Pick one or both to create
A. Author Link. Create a URL link that will run a PubMed
search for articles authored by you or someone else.
URL (below) and run in PubMed, then replace sinatra+f with the
last name, first and (optional) second initial (sinatra+fa):
B. Publications from my institution. Create a URL link that will run a PubMed
search for the affiliation of the first author.
URL (below) and run in PubMed, then replace fox[ad]+AND+chase[ad] with significant
words from the name of your affiliation.
Note: Complete information about creating links can
be found in PubMeds Overview under Creating a
Web Link to PubMed.
Information on how to Add PubMed to
Your Web Site is also available.
Search PubMeds Clinical Queries using your
Step 1. Ask Woods Hole staff for help connecting to
the MBL WiFi node.
Step 2. Go to
the mobile Web site: www.nlm.nih.gov/mobile.
(Also available as NLM Mobile on PubMeds blue sidebar.)
Step 3. Click
PubMed for handhelds Web site,
then click MEDLINE/PubMed.
Step 4. Click on PICO search.
Step 5. Enter as follows:
Medical condition: alcoholic hepatitis
Compare to: steroids
Click on Submit.
4. Create a PubMed Web
Step 1. In PubMed, enter patient compliance
adult asthma in the search box and click Go.
Step 2. Choose RSS
Feed from the Send to menu.
Step 3. You may edit the name of the feed and limit
the number of items to be displayed, click Create
Step 4. Open the RSSOwl
Step 5. Drag the icon
to the Address box in RSSOwl.
Select Add to Favorites under the Favorites menu.
Ask for assistance if you need it!
a collection (must be
registered for My NCBI)
Step 1. Enter a subject search or
an author search. Use Limits if
Step 2. Select
one or more citations that are of interest and then use Send to Collections.
Step 3. On
the Save Collection pop-up window, select Create new collection and change
name from # items to something meaningful.
Step 4. Click on a My NCBI link to access your
Collection or Saved Searches.
6. Try the PMC ID Converter
Step 1 Do a PubMed search for articles by yourself, articles
by someone at your institution, articles with your institution in the Address
field. You can use the Advanced Search
Step 2 Review the retrieval and use Send to to put
all or some of the citations in the Clipboard.
Step 3 Go to the Converter: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/pmctopmid
and click on:
Get IDs from PubMed Clipboard.
Step 4 Click on Convert.
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