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PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search

Class Details

PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search, is a synchronous online session that includes hands-on exercises. This class will focus on using some of the tools and features built into PubMed that are designed to help you search more effectively. We will also learn how to coordinate MeSH terms the way Indexers do and we’ll explore the Index feature to build a search and explore topics. We will look at the Filters Sidebar and Topic-Specific Queries.

A recording from a recent session can be viewed on the NNLM YouTube Channel at: https://youtu.be/f5qOIAOAA5s

Agenda:
- Topic-Specific Queries
- Filter Sidebar
- Index Feature
- Coordinate MeSH headings with Subheadings
- MeSH heading or Subheading? What to do when both exist.

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Class Date:
Region/Office: National, NTO
Sep 19, 2018
2:00PM - 3:30PM ET
Instructor(s):
Rebecca Brown, MLS, AHIP, Training Development Specialist
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Continuing Education Credits: 
1.5
This class is now closed to registrants.

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: 

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