Making PubMed Work For You

Agenda for 3.5 MLA CE Credits

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to PubMed - 15 minutes
    • General Information
    • PubMed Overview
    • PubMed's Home Page
  2. Searching PubMed - 30 minutes
    • Entering Search Terms
    • Automatic Term Mapping
    • Navigating Your Search Results
    • Display Options
    • Retrieval Options
    • Document Ordering
  3. PubMed Features - 30 minutes
    • Limits
    • History
    • Preview/Index
    • Clipboard
    • Details
  4. Break - 15 minutes
  5. Practice Session - 25 minutes
  6. Related Articles & Links - 5 minutes
  7. My NCBI - 15 minutes
  8. Advanced Searching - 35 minutes
    • MeSH & MeSH Database
    • Boolean - AND, OR, NOT
    • Search Field Abbreviations
    • Journals Database
    • Single Citation Matcher
  9. Practice Session - 30 minutes
  10. Wrap-up - 10 minutes