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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.

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
Mar 26, 2019
2:00PM - 3:30PM ET
Instructor(s):
Molly Knapp, MA, AHIP, Training Development Specialist
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1.5

Class Overview

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

Each segment is meant to be a stand-alone module. Each user can determine how many modules and in what sequence they attend.

The segments are designed to take 1.5 hours each and will earn 1.5 MLA Continuing Education hours. 

Objectives: 

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