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Deep Linking: PubMed Central

A guide to understanding and creating deep links in popular research databases.


If you're confused about deep linking, Ask A Librarian any time of day for help.

PubMed and Deep Linking Resources

Click the links below to access the PubMed database and more.


PubMed Central is a bibliographic database that focuses on nursing, biomedical, and health science journals. Deep linking is automatic in the database.

What is PubMed Central and how do I deep link to it?

PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health's (NIH) database of health sciences journal articles. It is considered an important database in the fields of medicine, nursing, biological sciences, and allied health.

Deep linking is automatic in PubMed Central.


1. Click the Full Text link beneath the name of the article you want.


2. The URL in the address bar at the top of the page is the article's deep link.


Click here to the see the deep link to the article "Cardiovascular Epigenetics".

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