Get Ready for “New PubMed!”

New PubMed Homepage

The new PubMed interface

As we previously wrote, the National Library of Medicine is gearing up to release a new version of PubMed. Read the latest Technical Bulletin article here:

It appears it’s ready. Feel free to start using it at

There are some exciting new features. Everyone is sure . . . → Read More: Get Ready for “New PubMed!”

An Updated Version of PubMed Coming Soon

As biomedical literature increases at a significant rate in PubMed, the National Center for Biotechnology Information has continuously experimented and investigated ways to improve the overall search quality and user experience. An updated version of PubMed, expected to be released in September, 2019, is now available on the experimental PubMed Labs platform.

Improvements include:

Responsive . . . → Read More: An Updated Version of PubMed Coming Soon

Alternative PubMed/MEDLINE Access

Today PubMed globally went down for the first time in memory.

In case this happens, or even if it’s just slow, or if you have a preference, we do have various MEDLINE alternatives you can use.

I recommend Ovid MEDLINE: Off-campus link:

From a mobile device, I would like you to start . . . → Read More: Alternative PubMed/MEDLINE Access

PubMed Commons: Set Up Alerts for Comments on Your Papers in PubMed

We previously blogged about PubMed Commons, the new social feature of PubMed which allows researchers to comment on and discuss articles right in PubMed. As an author researcher, would you like to know if your article has comments? Here’s how to set up alerts and receive notifications when your (or another specified researcher’s) articles . . . → Read More: PubMed Commons: Set Up Alerts for Comments on Your Papers in PubMed

PubMed Relevance Sort

Adapted from Canese K. PubMed Relevance Sort. NLM Tech Bull. 2013 Sep-Oct;(394):e2.2013 September 17 [posted] [Editor’s note: This change was implemented in PubMed on October 22, 2013.]

PubMed now includes a new relevance sort option. The “Relevance” sort option is available from the “Display Settings” menu under the “Sort by” selections.

The relevance sort . . . → Read More: PubMed Relevance Sort