To hone basic searching techniques and the ability to develop general search strategies that will take advantage of the various interface access points of PubMed. The difference between PubMed and MEDLINE will be explained. Topics covered include Automatic Term Mapping, Interpreting Search Results, understanding Related Articles, Searching with MeSH, Journal searching (Single Citation Matcher) and establishing a My NCBI account. This one-hour class is an overview to demonstrate using the aforementioned features of PubMed to search effectively.
Current training opportunities for this class:
Thursday, August 7, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Register here: http://nnlm.gov/ner/training/register.html?schedule_id=3019
Use this link to enter class: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/nerpubmedbasics/