PubMed@UCSF QuickGuide

What is PubMed@UCSF?

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's search interface for the MEDLINE database and selected additional databases. It is updated regularly and provides access to the records of millions of journal articles.

Link to PubMed@UCSF via the Library website ( to see resources owned by the UCSF Library, and to access the full text of electronic journals via UC-eLinks.


PubMed's interface recently changed. The UCSF Library is developing new instructional materials about how to search PubMed most effectively. In the meantime, please consult NLM's materials: