Doing a simple search in PubMed

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's online service for searching the MEDLINE database and additional biomedical and life sciences literature.  It is one of the most up to date, comprehensive and powerful ways for finding scholarly literature in biomedicine. 

To start, watch the interactive tutorial: Doing a Simple Search in PubMed

first page of pubmed


Using PubMed Search Filters

Use Filters in PubMed to narrow a search by particular attribute like article type or publication year.  Watch the following video to learn more.

Using Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

For more advanced searching, using Medical Subject Headings, or MeSH terms, can help you run a very targeted search. Watch this tutorial to learn more.