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Finding Primary Articles in PubMed

From the library homepage -- (opens in new window) -- click on Find Articles.



Click on the letter P or scroll through the list until you see PubMed. To limit to full text articles, click on the PubMed Central link in the PubMed description.

Click on PubMed


Type in a search for your topic. Press Enter or click the Search button.

search PubMed


You will retrieve a list of articles. To limit to primary research articles, click on Clinical Trial or click More to select other type of trials and original research studies.

Pub Med Clincial Trials limiter


You may also limit your article results to Free full text either on the left or you can scan below the article results for Free Article or Free PMC Article.

PubMed Free Article limiter


If the article is available for free, you will see a link to access the article in the upper right of the screen. If you can't find the article text, email Alan Unsworth, Research Librarian, to see if the article may be obtained.

Full Text in PubMed