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PubMed for Librarians - Introduction to PubMed

Class Details

PubMed for Librarians: Introduction to PubMed® is a live, 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 YouTube at: https://youtu.be/7tr2oEUk9k8

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

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Class Date:
Region/Office: National, NTO
Aug 29, 2018
2:00PM - 3:30PM ET
Instructor(s):
Molly Knapp, MA, AHIP, Training Development Specialist
Contact:
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. 

Need this now? Register for PubMed for Librarians - On demand to participate in PubMed training on your own schedule

Objectives: 

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