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ClinicalTrials.gov

Class Details

The purpose of this NNLM Resource Picks presentation is to familiarize participants with ClinicalTrials.gov, a National of Library of Medicine database that provides patients, their family members, health care professionals, researchers, and the public with easy access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions. This presentation will help you learn how to navigate the site and understand the nuances and limitations of information available on ClinicalTrials.gov.

Presenter: Kristina Elliott, MLIS, National Library of Medicine

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Sep 26, 2018
2:00PM - 3:00PM CT
Instructor(s):
Samuel D Watson, Academic Outreach Specialist
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1

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. Several of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine offices 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. Topics currently scheduled include: DIMRC, AIDS resources, PubMed, NLM Traveling Exhibits, Drug Information Portal, and PubMed Health. 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.