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PubMed for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping

Class Details

PubMed for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping (ATM): is a synchronous, online class 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).

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

Class Date:
Region/Office: National, NTO
Jul 23, 2019
2:00PM - 3:30PM ET
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1.5

Class Overview

PML LogoPubMed for Librarians is made up of five 90-minute classes presented via WebEx. 

  1. PubMed for Librarians: Introduction
  2. PubMed for Librarians: Medical Subject Headings
  3. PubMed for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping
  4. PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining a Search
  5. PubMed for Librarians: Evidence-Based Search Features

Each class is a stand-alone session. Students can decide which modules they want to attend.

Each class offers 1.5 MLA Continuing Education credits. 

Objectives: 

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