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Get Articles with Find It! @ NUS Libraries: Using in PubMed

Guide on finding full-text using Find it! @NUS Libraries with Google Scholar, PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science and more.

Setting Up PubMed

If you go directly to PubMed either via Google or typing the PubMed URL, PubMed will not be aware you are from NUS and will not automatically display the Find It! @ NUS Libraries buttons.

You should instead bookmark the following URL: 

Alternatively, if you have your own myNCBI account , you can change the settings as follows:



For more details watch the following video from NLM.

Assuming this is done, when you search the Find it! @NUS Libraries button will start appearing next to articles that we have access to.


If you want to see results which NUS Libraries has access to, first run a search, and in the results page, click on the filter on the right, labelled National University of Singapore Libraries (...).


Related Tools

This PubMed bookmarklet allows you to quickly search for articles in Pubmed. As added bonus, it makes PubMed aware you are from NUS, so that it can display the appropriate settings to allow you to link to full-text.

To use:

1. Highlight any text on any webpage. 

2. Click on the bookmarklet

3. You will be routed to a PubMed search of that text. If the highlighted text is an article title or citation, you will usually be sent to the PubMed entry on the item and if we have access to it, you can click on "Find It! @ NUS Libraries" to access.

Installation Instructions

For Internet Explorer:

  1. Right click on this link <NUS Libraries PubMed Bookmarklet>.
  2. Select "Add to Favorites".
  3. If you wish to add to "Links", go to "Favourites" and drag and drop the bookmarklet to "Links".

Note: Alternative installation method for IE7 only:

  1. Click and drag the link to the "Links" toolbar.
  2. If a warning message: "You are adding a favorite that may not be safe. Do you want to continue?" appears, click "Yes" to continue.
  3. If the "Links" toolbar is not visible in the web browser, go to View->Toolbars menu of the browser to enable it.

For Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Right click on this link <NUS Libraries PubMed Bookmarklet>
  2. Select "Bookmark This Link". Or click and drag the link to the "Bookmarks" toolbar.

For Safari:

  1. Click and drag this link <NUS Libraries PubMed Bookmarklet> to the "Bookmarks" bar.

For Chrome:

  1. In Google Chrome: click and drag this link <NUS Libraries PubMed Bookmarklet> to the Bookmark Bar. If you don't see your Bookmark Bar, choose View and check Always show Bookmark Bar or Press Ctrl + Shift + B 

The LibX browser plugin enables you to easily check for full-text on websites. Simply hover your cursor over the PMID and it will display a link to the article. 




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