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Braving the Elements: PubChem Resources to Weather any Situation

Class Details

PubChem is the world's largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. You can use PubChem to search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers. And, you can use PubChem to find chemical and physical properties, biological activities, safety and toxicity information, patents, literature citations and more.

In this session, Rana Morris, PhD, NCBI Customer Experience team member and Team Lead for Educational Programs, will provide an overview of PubChem's key features. Since 2002, Rana has provided user support and training, as well as working with supervisors and development teams to improve NCBI resources based on user-centered design principles. Her doctoral, post-doctoral and research fellowship work integrated disciplines of computational and experimental biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology and genetics, and has included diagnostic development, drug design and coordination of genetics/genomics components of clinical trials.

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Region/Office: National
May 27, 2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM PT
Instructor(s):
Emily Hamstra, Outreach Coordinator
Contact:

Class Overview

NNLM Resource Picks is a collaborative, bimonthly, webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. The Regional Medical Libraries (RMLs) of the Network of the National Library of Medicine are combining efforts to feature resource experts from NLM for this national webinar series. Each session includes objectives, participation of attendees through questions and opportunities to dialog, and evaluation following the presentation. All sessions are presented as online webcasts using WebEx allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. All sessions are recorded with closed captioning and archived.
(1 MLA CE offered per session)

Objectives: 

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize featured NLM resource.
  • Know how to locate the specific resource featured.
  • Explain to others when to use the featured resource.