PubMed for Librarians: Introduction
PubMed for Librarians: Introduction to PubMed® is a synchronous, online class 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.
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
Jul 9, 2019
PubMed for Librarians is made up of five 90-minute classes presented via WebEx.
- PubMed for Librarians: Introduction
- PubMed for Librarians: Medical Subject Headings
- PubMed for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping
- PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining a Search
- 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.
Please click on an upcoming class on the right to view the objectives for that session.