Katherine Majewski

Librarian, OET

Katherine (Kate) Majewski, MLS, is a librarian from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). She is a trainer, instructional designer and technical writer for NLM's Office of Engagement and Training.

Classes I Teach

Title Summary
How PubMed Works

How PubMed Works is a series of four 90-minute classes presented via WebEx. The individual classes are:

  1. How PubMed Works: Introduction
  2. How PubMed Works: Selection
  3. How PubMed Works: MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
  4. How PubMed Works: ATM (Automatic Term Mapping)

Register for each class separately. 
Each class is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE credits.

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools and Clinical Applications The 14-week, 30 credit-hour self-paced online class reviews basic biology concepts and takes a deep dive into NCBI Molecular Biology Databases.
How PubMed Works: Selection This 90 minute class covers issues and concerns surrounding the current publishing landscape; the selection criteria for the different components of the PubMed database and NLM responsibilities and practices in collecting and providing access to the biomedical literature.
MedlinePlus Tutorial for Librarians and Health Educators This interactive, narrated tutorial provides a tour of the MedlinePlus website and takes about 1 hour to complete.
MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching 2022 A concise description of the class. This information appears on the "available now" section of the website
Preprints: Accelerating Research (On-Demand) What are preprints, and how are they changing how biomedical research results are shared? This 1-hour, online, self-paced course introduces preprints and how they can be used in literature searching and in sharing your research results with others. 

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