National Library of Medicine’s Training for You Locally!
NLM Gateway/ClinicalTrials.gov, PubMed®, and TOXNET and Beyond Training in New York City!
The National Training Center and Clearinghouse (NTCC), in conjunction with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR) and New York University School of Medicine’s Frederick L. Ehrman Medical Library, is offering three FREE hands-on classes at the Frederick L. Ehrman Medical Library in New York City!
The following three classes will be taught by the staff of the NTCC:
The NLM Gateway and ClinicalTrials.gov (3.5 MLA CE Hours)
Monday, January 26, 2009
1:00pm to 4:30pm
The NLM Gateway and ClinicalTrials.gov class is of particular
interest to public, consumer health, and medical librarians and all
health information consumers.
The NLM Gateway allows users of NLM services to initiate
searches from one Web interface, providing “one-stop searching” for many
of NLM’s information resources or databases, including: PubMed®,
MedlinePLUS, TOXNET®, Meeting Abstracts, and many more.
PubMed® (7.5 MLA CE Hours)
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
8:30am to 5:00pm
Anyone who has used PubMed regularly has noticed some of the
many changes. This PubMed® class is of particular interest to those who
want a review of recent changes to the system, including medical
librarians, researchers, medical editors, and anyone who searches for
biomedical journal article citations.
This full-day class is designed to teach students how to use
PubMed® which includes MEDLINE citations. The class also includes an
overview of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) and its importance as a
tool to both searchers and indexers.
TOXNET® and Beyond (6 MLA CE Hours)
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
9:00am to 4:00pm
This full-day class is designed to convey the basics of
searching NLM’s TOXNET®, a Web-based system of databases in the areas of
toxicology, environmental health, and related subjects. Students learn
the content and structure of files covering toxicology data, toxicology
literature, toxic releases, and chemical searching and nomenclature.
Among the databases highlighted will be TOXLINE®, the Hazardous
Substances Data Bank, the Integrated Risk Information System, the Toxic
Release Inventory, and ChemIDplus.
All the training sessions are FREE and intended for health sciences
library staff, public librarians, health professionals, and anyone
interested in using these free National Library of Medicine (NLM)
To REGISTER for any or all of these classes, or to look for other class
locations, simply click this registration form link.
If you are not in the New York City area, consider registering for the
PubMed or the NLM Gateway/ClinicalTrials.gov class in Philadelphia at
Thomas Jefferson University in April of 2009! NLM
Gateway/ClinicalTrials.gov will be offered on Monday April 13, 2009 at
1:00pm, and two days of PubMed will be offered on Tuesday April 14, 2009
and Wednesday April 15, 2009, both from 8:30am-5:00pm.
We hope to see you there.