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Making PubMed Work For You

Agenda for 2.5 MLA CE

Course Outline

I. Introduction to PubMed - 10 minutes

  • General Information
  • PubMed Overview
  • PubMed's Home Page

II. Searching PubMed - 35 minutes

  • Entering Search Terms
  • Automatic Term Mapping
  • Navigating Your Search Results
  • Display Options
  • Retrieval Options
  • Document Ordering

III. PubMed Features- 30 minutes

  • Limits
  • History
  • Preview/Index
  • Clipboard
  • Details

Break- 15 minutes

IV. Related Articles & Links - 5 minutes

V. My NCBI - 10 minutes

VI. Other Resources - 40 minutes

  • MeSH & MeSH Database
  • Boolean - AND, OR, NOT
  • Search Field Abbreviations
  • Journals Database
  • Single Citation Matcher

VII. Wrap-up - 10 minutes