Archive for the ‘Classes for Trainers’ Category
Monday, June 1st, 2015
The NTC and NLM will be offering PubMed for Trainers 10 times between now and April 30, 2016.
PubMed for Trainers is a 4-part series of classes; 3 online plus 1 in-person class. The class is worth 13 MLA CE credits.
Boston, MA August 5-25, 2015 (Waiting List Only)
New York, NY August 5-27, 2015 (Registration closed)
Chicago, IL September 3-25, 2015
Seattle, WA October 22-November 10, 2015 (Registration closed)
Bethesda, MD October 20-29, 2015
Miami, FL January 7-28, 2016
Bethesda, MD February 2-9, 2016
Davis, CA February 4-25, 2016
Dallas, TX March 3-24, 2016
St. Louis, MO April 4 – 14, 2016
PubMed for Trainers offers an in-depth, behind the scenes look at PubMed. You will:
- Fill gaps in general knowledge you might have about MEDLINE and PubMed.
- Enhance your knowledge of the MEDLINE database
- Discover what the National Library of Medicine considers good background information.
- Improve your PubMed search technique.
- Improve your ability to analyze and implement Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
Click here to view the complete schedule of classes.
We hope to see you there!!
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Have you heard? We’ve recently announced new class dates for our PubMed for Trainers and PubMed for Librarians classes!
PubMed for Trainers is designed for those who train or will train others to use PubMed. There are 3 online classes followed by an all-day in-person class. Completing the class earns you 15 MLA CE credits and it’s free!
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – June 2014
- Bethesdsa, Maryland – June 2014
- Lincoln, Rhode Island – June 2014
- Minneapolis, Minnesota – July 2014
- Portland, Oregon – September 2014
- Bethesda, Maryland – October 2014
For more information on PubMed for Trainers or to register, please visit our class schedule.
PubMed for Librarians is made up of five 90 minute segments. Each segment is meant to be a stand-alone module and you can determine how many and in what sequence you attend. Classes are free.
The five segments are:
- Introduction to PubMed
- Automatic Term Mapping
- Building and Refining Your Search
- Customization – MyNCBI
You can find out more about each segment or register for classes on our training calendar.
Watch for more class announcements soon.
We hope you’ll join us!
Monday, September 24th, 2012
Join the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) trainers as they share “aha moments,” tips, techniques and research-based recommendations from three recent professional development conferences. We will discuss:
- Presentation skills, including better PowerPoint design
- Tips for creating participant-centered training activities
- Distance learning recommendations
Date: November 7, 2012
Time: 3 – 4 pm ET
Place: Adobe Connect; web address will be sent to registrants
Register here: http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/schedule.html#class501
Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
Registration is now open for NTC spring classes! The NTC will be teaching PubMed® for Trainers in Houston, TX; Chapel Hill, NC; and Chicago, IL. TOXNET® and Beyond will be taught in Houston and Chicago. See the NTC class schedule and register now!
Friday, September 30th, 2011
The PubMed® for Trainers and TOXNET® and Beyond classes will be offered at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA in February 2012. PubMed for Trainers is a hybrid class with both online and in person sessions; it will be offered February 6-22, 2012, with the in-person session held at UCLA on February 14. TOXNET and Beyond will be offered in-person at UCLA on February 15. Register now!
Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
The new PubMed® for Trainers class is a hands-on course that consists of lectures, individual exercises, group work and discussions in four sessions, with independent work before or after each session. The course will consist of three 1.5 hour online sessions and a six-hour in-person session. The class is eligible for 12 hours of MLA CE credit.
Registration is open for the PubMed for Trainers class from October 5 – 26, 2011; the in-person session will be taught at NLM in Bethesda, MD. Watch this space for announcements of future PubMed for Trainers classes to be taught around the country in 2012!
For more details about the new class, as well as other NTC happenings, see the NLM Technical Bulletin article published on September 13, 2011.