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Database Searching Tutorials: Further Information and Training: NCBI

This guide provides information about tutorials that are available to demonstrate how to use different scholarly databases

NCBI Tutorials

NCBI creates a variety of educational products including courses, workshops, webinars, training materials and documentation. NCBI educational events are free and open to everyone. All NCBI educational materials are available for anyone to re-use and distribute.

The NCBI Tutorials page includes videos and pdf instructions on how to use many of the databases available from NCBI including BLAST, My NCBI, Gene Expression, and more.

There is also an NCBI Learning page with information about webinars, conferences, and more:


Video tutorials are also available on the NCBI YouTube Channel.

See also our PubMed Tutorials page.