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PubMed Search Made Easy: Find Full-Text Articles

This is a guide on how to search PubMed, the world's largest database of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics.

Best PubMed URL to use

The best way for NYIT affiliates to search PubMed is through  Medical Library, Health Sciences Databases.

The medical library connection tells PubMed to show information about journals available via NYIT libraries collection. It not only links to the full text of freely available articles but also links to the articles in electronic journals subscribed by the library, and could be found via Full Text Finder icon on the abstract page of that article.

PubMed Options to Obtain Full-Text Articles

Free full text Filter: Use the filter sidebar and click the Free full text available link to narrow your results to resources that are available for free on the web.

PubMed Central: On the abstract display, click on “PMC Free Full text” icon to link to the article in PubMed Central, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Free from the publisher: Click the free full text icon on the abstract format. Some publishers will provide free access to articles.

Full Text Finder

Click on the icon for "Full Text Finder" at the top right corner of the abstract display page to link to the full text.


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