PubMed New and Noteworthy
Brief announcements highlighting recent enhancements and changes to the PubMed and MeSH databases.
Several features have been updated in the new PubMed, including options to customize the number of items per page, sort by publication date, reverse sort order, see all similar articles, and download the Results by Year timeline.
PubMed MEDLINE indexed citations and the MeSH database have been updated with 2020 MeSH vocabulary.
An updated version of PubMed is now available at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/. The new PubMed will become the default in spring 2020 and will ultimately replace the legacy version.
Several new features have been added to the new PubMed including an updated homepage, an online user guide, the CSV file format, My NCBI Filters, My Bibliography and Collections, and search integration with the MeSH and NLM Catalog databases.
"NCBI Minute: An Updated PubMed is on its Way!" recorded on August 14th, 2019, is now available on the NCBI YouTube channel.
Users can now use filters to narrow search results in PubMed Labs by article type, text availability, publication date, species, language, sex, subject, journal category, and age. The most popular filters are included on the sidebar by default.
A 45-minute presentation was recorded at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, May 2019 outlining the new PubMed, now available for testing at PubMed Labs.
The Clipboard is now available in PubMed Labs, allowing users to temporarily save and collect selected citations from one or more searches.
Advanced Search, including the Advanced Search Builder and History with search details, is now available in PubMed Labs
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) will consolidate the LinkOut for Libraries programs into a single service: Library LinkOut using Outside Tool.
An updated version of PubMed, which will eventually replace the current version, is now available on the experimental PubMed Labs platform (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pubmed/).
NLM is continuing to develop features in PubMed Labs, with new tools and functionality added on a regular basis. Recent releases added several ways to save and share citations, as well as enhancements to the search results and abstract pages.
[Updated December 21, 2018, to include (Cochrane Database Syst Rev[ta] AND review[pt]).]
The PubMed systematic [filter] strategy has been updated to incorporate the new 2019 MeSH Publication Type Systematic Review, i.e.,(((systematic review[ti] OR systematic literature review[ti] OR systematic scoping review[ti] OR systematic narrative review[ti] OR systematic qualitative review[ti] OR systematic evidence review[ti] OR systematic quantitative review[ti] OR systematic meta-review[ti] OR systematic critical review[ti] OR systematic mixed studies review[ti] OR systematic mapping review[ti] OR systematic cochrane review[ti] OR systematic search and review[ti] OR systematic integrative review[ti]) NOT comment[pt] NOT (protocol[ti] OR protocols[ti])) NOT MEDLINE [subset]) OR (Cochrane Database Syst Rev[ta] AND review[pt]) OR systematic review[pt]
PubMed MEDLINE indexed citations and the MeSH database have been updated with 2019 MeSH vocabulary.
PubMed Labs is a responsive Web site that can generate different display options depending on a user's device size, e.g., mobile phones. Mobile device users that access PubMed Labs will soon notice a slightly updated homepage and logo.
On June 6, 2018, the National Library of Medicine began displaying formulas in citation titles, abstracts, and keywords in PubMed. Previously, formulas were replaced with [Formula:see text].
PubMed Commons, a feature that enabled authors to share opinions and information about scientific publications indexed in PubMed, was discontinued on March 5, 2018.
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