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Explore: PubGet
Posted On: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 13:28 by Beverly Murphy

Pubget is an alternate interface for PubMed that makes it ridiculously easy to get PDFs of articles. Set your library preferences to Duke University, then search for an article or subject. Pubget delivers your results with whatever PDFs Duke subscribes to pre-loaded with your results.

There is a downside to Pubget, and it’s in the searching. Pubget strips out all the cool mapping and indexing that happen behind the scenes in PubMed (or with the MeSH database, if you’re used to using that), and instead serves up results that are sometimes befuddling. We all know there are probably more than 10,000 articles on heart attacks in PubMed, but that’s all Pubget finds. So if you are trying to do a thorough search, stick with PubMed. Now, if you just need to find a PDF for an article you...


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New PubMed: Exporting Citations into EndNote
Posted On: Friday, January 15, 2010 - 17:00 by Beverly Murphy

When saving citations in PubMed for importing into EndNote there are two ways to do so:

  • Use the Display Results link and limit your download (using File Save As from your browser) to 200 citations.
  • Use the Send To link > Click Send To > Select File > Click Format dropdown and change to MEDLINE > Click Create File Button and you will be allowed to save more than 200 citations in the MEDLINE format used by EndNote.
  • Note: The EndNote PubMed filter was changed in November 2009! You need to update your EndNote filter!


    Tags: pubmed, endnote, citation management