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Most of the Top Resources at the TMC Library will prompt you to sign in to OpenAthens as soon as you click on the vendor logo on the Core Resources section of the TMC Library website.

You will not immediately be prompted to sign in to OpenAthens when you access PubMed.

You will be asked to enter your credentials later when you have found an article and attempt to access the full text.

PubMed Guide at TMC Library

What is PubMed?

PubMed is a database providing abstracts to articles in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, allied health, and the pre-clinical sciences; it also indexes articles from the Index to Dental Literature and the International Nursing Index. PubMed is a service of the US National Library of Medicine and includes millions of citations from health and life sciences journals from the present back to the 1950s.

PubMed® comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

TMC Library users can use PubMed to access links to the full text of thousands of articles in subscribed journals. PubMed also links to thousands of open-access articles, either directly via publisher sites or via its PubMed Central repository.

A short video from the National Library of Medicine discussing what is contained in PubMed is available here: