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Getting the Most out of PubMed Medline: Using the Advanced Search Builder

Building a Search

The Advanced Search Builder page has tools to help you search for terms in a specific field, combine searches, build large and complex searches, see how PubMed translates your searches, and compare the number of results for different searches.

 

Legacy PubMed New PubMed

To use the Search Builder...

  1. Go to the PubMed Advanced Search Builder page by clicking on the Advanced link located below the PubMed search box.
  2. Enter your searches.
  3. Use the Add link to try different combinations of searches.

 

To use the Search Builder...

  1. Go to the PubMed Advanced Search Builder page by clicking on the Advanced link located below the PubMed search box.
  2. Enter your searches.
  3. Expand Actions to view options to add searches to the Query box.

 

Example screenshot

Example screenshot

 

Ready for More?

Below is a link to more information on Advanced Search Builder in New PubMed:


The link below is a resource for the legacy version of PubMed.