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My NCBI: Customizing PubMed & More
My NCBI allows you to save searches and citations, customize PubMed, and more.
Click Log in (top right); you will be presented with several options; unless you already use an eRA or NIH logon, we strongly suggest you select more login options, thenstart typing berkeley and choose UC Berkeley. You can then log in using CalNet. Once logged in, click your user name (top right) then select Dashboard (My NCBI). Here will be your:
Saved Searches (which you can have re-run as an "alert" on a schedule);
Collections (citations you have saved, which you can share if desired);
Most article databases will let you set up email alerts when articles matching your search criteria are added to the database. In general, you will need to set up an account first before alerts can be created.
Having tables of contents e-mailed directly to you as new issues are published can be a good way to keep up with a particular journal. Many journals also broadcast new content on Twitter or via RSS feeds.
Consolidated Journal Alerts
JournalTOCs is a free service that provides access in one place to the most recent tables of contents for over 12,000 scholarly journals. Alerts can be emailed or sent to an RSS feed.
Highlights and reviews the most interesting papers published in the biological sciences and medicine, based on the recommendations of a faculty of selected leading researchers. (Formerly called F1000, Faculty of 1000)