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Research Librarians

Erin Carrillo

Science Research Librarian
Monroe Park Campus
(804) 828-2070

Schedule an appointment with Erin 

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John Cyrus

Research & Education Librarian
MCV Campus
(804) 828-1881

PubMed Basics

Start at the VCU Libraries site and click on PubMed to go to PubMed with Get it @ VCU links back to the library

PubMed on VCU Libraries home page

Enter your search terms and get your results in PubMed

Change the sort order from Most Recent to Best Match

changing the sort order to best match in the pubmed dropdown

If you care about publication dates, use the date limiters.

Look at the other limiters available and use the ones appropriate for you.

limiters in Pubmed

When you've found something that looks interesting, use the gold and black Get it @ VCU link on that item's page to access it via VCU Libraries.

Get it @ VCU link on right side of PubMed entry

If you find something that looks good, you also can use the Similar articles section to find more articles like that one.

Similar articles on the lower right corner of a PubMed result