Answered By: Health Sciences Reference Account
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020     Views: 134

Click the My NCBI Sign In link, located at the top right of the PubMed homepage, to sign into My NCBI or register for an account. 

To register for an account:

  • Enter an alphanumeric username (3 or more letters or numbers) and a password (6 or more characters). Passwords are case-sensitive.
  • Choose a security question and answer; this can be used to reset your password if you forget it. Enter the five characters you see in the box below the Security Question.
  • Enter your e-mail address to use the automatic e-mail updates and the Send to E-mail feature in PubMed.                     
  • You will receive a confirmation e-mail from NCBI. Click the link supplied in the e-mail to confirm and begin customizing your account.

Click NCBI Site Preferences to customize your account. To add the FindIt@MU button, click on the Outside Tool to add the “Find It @MU” link.

Select “University of Missouri – Columbia Libraries” then scroll down and click save. 
Now, whenever you login to My NCBI, you will see “Find it at MU” full text icon, for finding, and ordering options.

Check out our tutorial here