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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 NNLM YouTube Channel at: https://youtu.be/m2BbBoGF_3M

Agenda:
- ATM overview
- 3 Translation Tables
- Search Details
- Phrase searching
-3 Ways to bypass ATM

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Jan 24, 2018
1:00PM - 2:30PM ET
Instructor(s):
Rebecca Brown, MLS, AHIP, Training Development Specialist
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1.5

Class Instructors

Rebecca Brown, MLS, AHIP, Training Development Specialist

Class Overview

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

CE credit is available for viewing the recording. Click here for directions. 

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

Handouts
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 July 2017)
Customization Handout (Rev July 2017)

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Presentations
Introduction Presentation (Rev Aug 2017)

Objectives: 

Please click on an upcoming class on the right to view the objectives for that session.