September 18, 2019

Update Links in your NIH Biosketch

By msequeira

New NCBI My Bibliography Public URLs

Please be advised that in May of 2019, that the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) My Bibliography tool underwent technology upd​ates that changed all bibliography hyperlinks.  

My NCBI hyperlink change affects completeness of NIH Biosketches

In order to assure that your hyperlinks in your biosketches or other documents still work, you will need to replace your old links with a new public link automatically generated by the updated system.​

  1. Go to and log in.
  2. Click on My NCBI at the top right corner.
  3. Select the “Manage My Bibliography” link in the My Bibliography box.
  4. Your MyNCBI public URL will appear at the top left side of the screen.

To find your new My Bibliography hyperlink:

Per NCBI User Support, old links may still be operational, but there is no guarantee how long they will work.

Should you have additional questions or issues with NCBI tools, please contact the NIH U. S. Library of Medicine (NLM) Support Center at

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