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PubMed Bookmark

If you would like to bookmark PubMed, please use the following URL:

Any links containing "ezproxy" will not work!

You also have the ability to add the TMC Library button to PubMed articles using a free MyNCBI account. Click here to learn more.

Signing into OpenAthens Using PubMed

OpenAthens is the authentication system used by the TMC Library. You will need to be authenticated by this system in order to access the subscription-based electronic resources.

Click on the PubMed logo on the Core Resources section of the TMC Library website or use this link: Accessing PubMed in this way will set up links to the TMC Library resources in the interface.

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

Core Resources

Next, conduct your search. Once you have found the citation for an article that you want, click on the Get Full Text @ TMC Library button in the top right corner of the page.

TMC Library button in PubMed

You will be prompted to sign in to Open Athens. You will only need to do this once per browsing session.

If you have already signed into Open Athens previously in the same browsing session (for any TMC Library resource), you will not have to sign in again.

Split Open Athens Login Screen for EBSCO

When trying to access resources from an EBSCO database (CINAHL, etc.), you will see a split screen for the login choice.  The left side is used for logging in with generic OpenAthens credentials.   

The right hand side with "Find your organisation" will allow Single Sign On users to use their institutional credentials.  To use SSO credentials, search for "Texas Medical Center Library":

If you do not see the screen above, skip to the "Choose how to sign in" screenshot below.

Upon clicking on "Texas Medical Center Library" as an organization, the menu drop down page will appear:

OpenAthens: Choose how to sign in


Choose your institution. Please note that Baylor College of Medicine, UT Health and MD Anderson users do not need to register for Open Athens. The system will use your institutional login to authenticate your access.

If you are a UT user, click the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston option from the menu above. You will be taken to the UTHealth Enterprise login prompt.

UTHealth Enterprise Login

 Sign in using your UTH credentials.

If you have difficulty with your account, contact the UT Help Desk:

(713) 486-4848

If you are a Baylor user, click the Baylor College of Medicine option on the menu above. You will be taken to the BCM Federated login prompt.

Baylor College of Medicine Federated Login

 Sign in using your BCM credentials.

If you have difficulty with your account, contact the BCM Help Desk:


If you are a user from:

  • Houston Community College - Coleman College for Health Sciences
  • Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing
  • Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences the OpenAthens option. Note that users from this group need to fill out the registration form before using Open Athens.

The registration form can be found here: