Available Until 10/31/2028

PubMed for Librarians: Customization with My NCBI*

For more information or to schedule this course, please contact Rebecca Brown, MLS, rebecca.brown@utah.edu .

PubMed for Librarians: Customization with My NCBI, is a live online webinar session that includes hands-on exercises. Students will learn about the advantages of creating a My NCBI account, how to manipulate their My NCBI home page content, how to use the features and options available in My NCBI to assist in searching, such as highlighting and supplemental data; students will learn where to locate available filters to use on the right-side filter area and how to set up custom filters.

Course URL: https://nnlm.gov/class/pml_myncbi/6678

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • describe how to manage their My NCBI home page
  • describe apply custom options to their My NCBI account
  • describe how to Save a search
  • describe how to setup Email alerts for a saved search
  • describe how to create a Collection
  • create Custom Filters using My NCBI
  • locate and use their Recent Activity


Pre-test: 5 minutes

Logging into My NCBI: 5 minutes

Manage your My NCBI page: 5 minutes

Highlighting, Supplemental Data Open, MeSH links: 10 minutes

Save a search: 5 minutes

Email alerts for a saved search: 5 minutes

Collections: 5 minutes

Recent Activity: 5 minutes

Share a Collection: 10 minutes

My Bibliography: 5 minutes

Custom Filters in My NCBI: 20 minutes

Post-test: 10 minutes

MLA CE Credits:1.5