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Questions tagged [pubmed]

Questions concerning NCBI's repository of citations for biomedial literature, as well as Pubmed Central, a repository of open access publications, and Pubmed Open for post-publication peer review.

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Equivalents of PubMed in other fields

I work in biomedical sciences, and whenever I need to look up an article - or find recent references about a certain field of biology - I just go to PubMed, because it collects information from the ...
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Searching for specific characters in publication titles

Is there any way to search for articles that include a specific character in their name? For instance, suppose you want to find articles that include $, £ or € in their title. When I have tried to ...
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Find papers authored by a specific number of authors

For some concrete study, I need to find for some keywords, papers that have just one author. I used PubMed, Scopus and ISI Web of Science, but in any case, I could not find a way to filter ...
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How do I find the most cited authors given one or more MESH terms?

I would like to be able to give some academic database (like pubmed) a list of MESH terms (MESH: Medical Subject Headings created by the National Library of Medicine), then select papers by authors ...
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Different behaviour with wildcards on PubMed using quotation marks or not

In my understanding of wildcards I would assume that this search string (in title & abstract fields) would give a result of 0. telerobot*[tiab] NOT *robot*[tiab] But it doesn't. The result is 49....
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How to use MeSH Qualifiers in a PubMed search string?

I want to know how I combine a MeSH term with a qualifier. How do I create a search string on PubMed with it. The exact human readable question would be: All publications with MeshTerm "Locomotion" ...
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How to avoid letters while searching pubmed portal?

I am retrieving disease related articles from pPMC. Some of the articles contain letters starting with "Dear friends" , "Dear Editor", etc. Can these be considered valid articles? How to filter the ...
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Building corpus from PubMed Central [closed]

I am trying to develop a retrieval system for which a corpus is required. Since PubMed hosts many free articles, I decided to use it. However, now I found out that PubMed central has licensing ...
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Bulk download of arXiv (or other publication data set) with metadata AND citations

This is to extend the question: Getting a dump of arXiv metadata I would like to download arXiv in bulk, and found a useful answer above for using this syntax: http://export.arxiv.org/oai2?verb=...
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How to find out who funded a study / research?

It has been proven that the source of funding can have an influence on the results of a research (funding bias, well documented here and here). When we check for pieces of research, for example ...
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How can I get a list of citations for a DoI or PubMed ID?

I'd like to be able to submit a DoI or PubMed ID and find all the papers that cited that paper. In other words, I need a publicly-available citation graph database that covers papers in PubMed. ...
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How can I replicate a search strategy described in a publication?

I found a Cochrane Review from 2012. I would like to perform a new search with the same search strategy to see if there are an updates in this topic. The search strategy is given at the bottom of this ...
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Can I rearrange the given names of authors in Pubmed for importing to EndNote?

When viewing a Pubmed citation, author names are listed in the format Surname Initial Initial. This means that when I am inputting a citation into EndNote I have to either type the names in manually ...
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Author Ambiguity in PubMed Search

Given a (rather large) list of authors, what is the best way to find the number of publications by each author? The big problem here is author ambiguity (which John Smith, etc.) - the author list we ...
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Why aren't all research articles on PubMed?

I was recently doing some research on PubMed and I noticed that, in my field of research (plant science), some articles are referenced and others are not, even for two articles in the same journal... ...