Making PubMed Work For You

Agenda for 2.5 MLA CE

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to PubMed - 10 minutes
    • General Information
    • PubMed Overview
    • PubMed's Home Page
  2. Searching PubMed - 35 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. Related Articles & Links - 5 minutes
  6. My NCBI - 10 minutes
  7. Other Resources - 40 minutes
    • MeSH & MeSH Database
    • Boolean - AND, OR, NOT
    • Search Field Abbreviations
    • Journals Database
    • Single Citation Matcher
  8. Wrap-up - 10 minutes