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PubMed: More Search Tips: Using this guide

Advanced search tips for the PubMed biomedical literature database.

PubMed URL for UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley faculty, staff, students, and campus visitors should use the UC Berkeley-specific PubMed link, available from any library website. The UC-eLinks icon to access full text will be displayed for every article record:

PubMed search tips in a downloadable PDF format:

PubMed Search Tips

This PubMed guide covers:

For additional information on PubMed searching, including:

  • searching by topic using "AND" and "OR"
  • searching by author
  • viewing related articles
  • using filters
  • using Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) terms
  • finding an article from a citation
  • accessing full text
  • saving citations
  • using MyNCBI,

please see PubMed Tips & Tricks.


For help, please contact:

Marian Koshland Bioscience and Natural Resources Library
(510) 642-0456

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