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Last Updated: Aug 23, 2016     Views: 50

To save searches in PubMed, follow these steps:

  1. From the Healey Library homepage click on Databases & Indexes
  2. Select "P" and then PubMed (with links to UMass Boston holdings)
  3. If you are off campus, you will be prompted to enter your last name and library barcode
  4. Enter your search terms into the box
  5. Click "Create Alert" (located on the results page underneath the search box)
  6. Sign in to My NCBI with your NCBI account or through a 3rd party (such as Google)
  7. You can edit the name of your search and receive email updates of new search results
  8. Click "Save"

To save article citations, follow these steps:

  1. From the Healey Library homepage click on Databases & Indexes
  2. Select "P" and then PubMed (with links to UMass Boston holdings)
  3. If you are off campus, you will be prompted to enter your last name and library barcode
  4. Enter your search terms into the box
  5. Check the box(es) next to the title(s) of article citations you'd like to save
  6. Click "Send to" at the top right corner of the results list
  7. From the drop-down menu, select the location you'd like to send your selected citations: "File," "Collections," "Order," "Citation manager," "Clipboard," "E-mail," or "My Bibliography"
  8. "Collections" and "My Bibliography" require you to log in to your My NCBI account
  9. Citations sent to "Clipboard" will be lost after 8 hours of inactivity