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MyNCBI in PubMed

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There is a special account in PubMed that allows you to save searches, bookmark articles and highlight search terms. It is called a MyNCBI account.

This account also allows you to add the link to TMC Library journals within PubMed whenever you are signed in.

Register for a Free MyNCBI Account

A MyNCBI account allows you to save searches, bookmark articles and embed the TMC Library full text button into search results.

To create a MyNCBI account:

  • go to
  • You must create a username and password for your account.

    The username must be at least 3 characters long. Only alphanumeric and '_' characters are allowed.

  • Complete all required fields. Do not attempt to "skip registration by using a 3rd party sign-in option."

Complete the form and click the blue Create Account button.

Login to MyNCBI

The MyNCBI login is in the top-right corner of the PubMed page:

MyNCBI login

Add the TMC Library Button to PubMed

If you have already created a MyNCBI account, click on MyNCBI and then go to the NCBI Site Preferences.


Under PubMed Preferences, click on Outside Tool.


An alphabetical list will appear. Click on "T" and then select the TMCL Link to Full Text radio button.

Next, click the gray Save button.

My NCBI Outside Tool Preferences


Now whenever you sign in with your MyNCBI account, all PubMed articles will display the TMC Library-Get Full Text button in the top right corner!