On June 1, 2021, PubMed / NLM will no longer manage user accounts and require current users to add third-party credentials to their My NCBI accounts. If you have a PubMed / My NCBI account, you will need to make this change to retain your information and settings! Read more here...
After May 31, you will no longer be able to log in with your current NCBI credentials.
My NCBI is a personal user account for PubMed and other NCBI databases. Logging in allows you to create and save customized filters, customize results displays, and save searches for regular alerts by email.
Follow the steps below to link your My NCBI account to one or more of the third-party login options [downloadable PDF instructions linked below]:
Librarians recommend these credentials for account security:
*Personal accounts are free to set up at login.gov and ORCiD.
Additional options include:
NCBI has a detailed Frequently Asked Questions page that will answer your most common questions or direct you to their Help Desk for more specific assistance.
Some of these partner accounts require a “clean” browser. Try clearing your browser’s cache and try again.
Need help with the steps to clear your cache? This article provides instructions for any browser.
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