1. Using a DOI or PMID to retrieve the full text article
Each article in PubMed was assigned an unique ID called PMID. DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier which might be assigned to published articles and indexed in PubMed. If you are given a citation with a PMID or DOI, you can simply enter them onto the PubMed search box from the MSL's PubMed. You will be able to see Full Text @ TAMU icon that will give you access to the article.
2. Using PubMed left sidebar to limit your search
Getting too many search results? Use the PubMed left sidebar to limit your search. The commonly used limits include Type of Article, English, Age Group, Publication Year, Gender, etc.
3. Combining PubMed search terms
A good searcher would search each term or topic separately and combine them to retrieve relevant citations. After you conduct the searches, click Advanced tab and you will see your search history. Click the Add button next to each search to combine your search terms.
4. Using PubMed Topic-Special Queries
PubMed Topic-Special Queries page provides specialized pre-limited PubMed searches on different topics and research areas that save your time to construct the search queries.
5. Saving your favorite articles in PubMed
There is a Favorite tab for each PubMed article. You will need to log in or create your NCBI account to use this feature.