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PubMed® for Librarians: Introduction to PubMed

Class Details

PubMed for Librarians: Introduction to PubMed® is a synchronous, online session that includes hands-on exercises. Attend this class to learn about the difference between PubMed and MEDLINE, how to run a basic PubMed search, assess your search results, analyze search details, customize PubMed with My NCBI, search for a known citation; plus, brief introductions to MeSH, automatic term mapping, search tags and subheadings.

Prior to the session: Create a My NCBI account, if you don't already have one, so you can follow along.

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

Agenda:
The difference between PubMed and MEDLINE
How to run a basic search
Assess search results
Analyze Search Details
Brief introductions to MeSH, Automatic Term Mapping, search tags and subheadings
Search for a known citation using the Citation Sensor and Title Matcher
Customize PubMed with My NCBI

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Jan 19, 2017
1:00PM - 2:30PM ET
Instructor(s):
Jessi Van Der Volgen, MLS, AHIP, Assistant Director