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PubMed® for Librarians: Using Evidence-Based Search Features

Class Details

PubMed for Librarians: Using Evidence-Based Search Features
Explore MeSH vocabulary and PubMed features that facilitate finding evidence from research.

This is a synchronous online session that includes hands-on exercises.

The class will explore Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) used for indexing study design and how they work in PubMed, introduce 3 PubMed products that facilitate evidence based searching, and demonstrate how to customize My NCBI Filters to quickly locate specific publication types.

Agenda:
- Explore MeSH vocabulary and PubMed features that facilitate finding evidence from research
- Define “evidence” in the context of literature searching for clinical medicine
- Explain how study design is indexed in MeSH
- Explore PubMed Clinical Queries
- Explore NICHSR Comparative Effectiveness Research Query page
- Explore PubMed Health
- Customize myNCBI Filters to quickly locate specific publication types

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Apr 12, 2017
1:00PM - 2:30PM ET
Instructor(s):
Molly Knapp, Training Development Specialist

Class Overview

PML LogoA recording from the most recent session can be viewed on the NTO website.

CE credit is not available for viewing the recording.

PubMed for Librarians is made up of six 90-minute segments. These six segments will be presented via WebEx and recorded for archival access.

Each segment is meant to be a stand-alone module designed for each user to determine how many and in what sequence they attend.

The segments are designed to take 1.5 hours each and, if the live session is attended, along with any pre-requisite work completed, will earn 1.5 MLA Continuing Education hours. CE credit is not available for viewing the recording.
 

Course Materials

Introduction Handout (Rev June 2017)
MeSH Handout (Rev June 2017)
Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) Handout (Rev June 2017)
Building and Refining Your Search Handout (Rev June 2017)
Using Evidence Based Search Features Handout (Rev June 2017)
Customization Handout (Rev July 2017)