The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is updating PubMed and will officially launch NEW PubMed on or after May 18, 2020. The new, responsive design is mobile friendly and reflects NLM’s ongoing efforts to transform PubMed into a modern hub with a fast, reliable, and intuitive search that connects people to the world’s leading sources of biomedical information.
A few key features of New PubMed
- Search results are sorted by “Best Match”. The Best Match sort order is based on an algorithm that analyzes each PubMed citation found with your search terms. You are able to change the sort order to “Most Recent”.
- Automatic Term Mapping has been augmented to include additional British and American spellings, singular and plural word forms, and other synonyms.
- Truncated terms are no longer limited to the first 600 variations of a term.
- Any existing collections or saved searches stored in your current MyNCBI account will continue to be available in the new site.
While Library links will default to New PubMed soon, legacy PubMed will still be available for a short period of time. Eventually, legacy PubMed will be retired. The Library encourages you to test-drive new PubMed as soon as possible.
We’ve created a brief six-minute video covering five key changes with the interface.
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