Customize your MyNCBI Account


Register for a My NCBI account!

Click the Log in button, located at the top right of the page, to register for an account.

To register for an account:

  1. Enter an alphanumeric username (3 or more letters or numbers) and a password ( 6 or more characters). Passwords are case-sensitive.
  2. Choose a security question and answer so you can use it to reset your password.
  3. Enter the five characters you see in the box below the Security Question.
  4. Enter your e-mail address to use the automatic e-mail updates and the Send to E-mail feature in PubMed.
  5. You will receive a confirmation e-mail from NCBI. Click the link supplied in the e-mail to confirm and begin customizing your account.

Note: Only one e-mail address can be associated with each account.


Customize your My NCBI account to see FindIt@MU options!

Click the Log in, located at the top right of the page, to sign into My NCBI.


Click NCBI Site Preferences to customize your account. To add the FindIt@MU button, click on the Outside Tool to add the “Find It @MU” link.


Select “University of Missouri – Columbia Libraries” then scroll down and click save.


Now, whenever you login to My NCBI, you will see finditatMU1_1 full text icon, for finding, and ordering options.