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PubMed® for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping (ATM)

Class Details

PubMed for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping (ATM): is a synchronous, online session that includes hands-on exercises. Attend this class to learn about how PubMed uses Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) to map your keyword searches to the controlled vocabulary of the MeSH database. Learn how ATM allows you to effectively search PubMed with keywords. We will also look at the explosion feature, what is and isn't included in Search Details and lastly we will explore how to search for phrases in PubMed.

Suggested Prerequisite:. A basic understanding of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).

A recording from a recent session can be viewed on the NTO website.

- ATM overview
- 3 Translation/Mapping Tables
- Explosion
- Search Details
- Phrase searching

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Feb 1, 2017
1:00PM - 2:30PM ET
Rebecca Brown, MLS, AHIP, CPACC, Training Development Specialist