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How to Search PubMed

PubMed is a leading database for health sciences research. Because it is developed by the National Library of Medicine, it is freely available on the web, and as such, is a key resource for health professionals throughout their careers.

While PubMed is easy to access from Google, NDSU Libraries have customized parts of PubMed to make searching and accessing articles easier for students and faculty. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you navigate to PubMed through the library website to access these features. Use the drop-down menu on the library homepage to select “Academic Databases,” where you’ll find the PubMed link in the “Popular Databases” list.

Altermatively, you can go directly to PubMed

As of Spring 2020, PubMed is undergoing a redesign. Click here for more information.

The following tutorials have been created to utlilize PubMed's resources to aid in your research. 

Pubmed: Basic Searching

Pubmed: Searching Tips and Tricks

Advanced Search/Using MeSH