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2.3.a Author

How it works to search by author name?

Enter the author’s last name plus initials without punctuation in the Search Box and click Search or Enter


For instance, if you are search publications by Lynen Lutgarde, you will insert "Lynen l" (only initials and capital letters are not needed: this is called the "Smith jc" format).

 
Note that the Search Box will always be available to you on any page in PubMed: on the Home page, on a results screen, on the Clipboard, or on any other page!

Reflection

What does it happen if I search the full author name in the Search Box?

Tutorial

PubMed offers brief animated tutorials with audio.

Click in the beneath yellow box Click Here to launch the quick tour!