Europe PMC: get the most from literature searches


With Europe PMC, a free biomedical repository and partner in PubMed Central International, you can search worldwide, life-sciences literature, including articles, books, patents, and clinical guidelines. In this webinar we will show how to use Europe PMC for effective literature research. We will cover searches by topic and author, advanced search options for building complex queries, and setting alerts for your topic to stay on top of the published literature. 

This webinar was recorded on 14th June 2017. It is best viewed in full screen mode using Google Chrome. The slides from this webinar can be downloaded below.

If you want to learn more about Europe PMC try our Europe PMC: Quick tour and our Europe PMC, programmatically webinar.

See the EMBL-EBI training pages for a list of upcoming webinars.

This webinar is aimed at scientists with an interest in learning more about the Europe PMC and optimising their literature searches.

No prior knowledge of bioinformatics is required, but an undergraduate level understanding of biology would be useful.

About this course

Michael Parkin
Learning objectives: 
  • Describe the types of information you can find in Europe PMC
  • Perform keyword searches in Europe PMC
  • Optimise searches using the advanced search options
  • Define ORCID IDs and how they can be used in Europe PMC