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Chemicals, Drugs and Genetics Oh My!: Searching PubMed and Beyond

1 month

Class Description
This specialized class will help improve your effectiveness in searching PubMed and related NLM and NIH databases for literature information on chemicals, drugs and genetics. The course begins with searching PubMed for drug information with MeSH terms, Supplementary Concept Records (SCR), and Pharmacologic Actions (PA). Additional topics include searching related databases for drug information (Week 2), searching for chemicals and with chemical nomenclature (Week 3), and locating literature related to genetics and genomics (Week 4). This course assumes a strong working knowledge of PubMed including an understanding of automatic term mapping, the importance of reviewing the Details box after searches, and using the Advanced search page and the MeSH database.

Current training opportunities for this class:

Date Site RML/Center Register
Monday
August 18, 2014 - September 12, 2013
Online Southeastern Atlantic Region Register

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