Current Awareness Tools (Staying up-to-date)

PubMed: My NCBI

Use My NCBI to save searches, create search alerts for new content, and choose filters to apply to search results.
Create a My NCBI account by clicking on "Log in" in the upper right corner on the PubMed homepage. Next, click “Sign up.” 

To create a search alert: 

  • Log in to My NCBI. 
  • Run a search in PubMed. 
  • Click on the "Create alert" link below the search box. 
  • Name your search and make sure the box is selected that "yes" you want to receive email updates of new search results. 
  • Select the the maximum number of citations you want to receive, how frequently you want PubMed to run your search, etc. 
  • Click "Save." 
  • You will begin to receive emails with links to new citations that match your search criteria.