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PubMed for Librarians: Introduction

Class Details

PubMed for Librarians: Introduction to PubMed® is an online webinar that includes hands-on exercises. Attend this webinar 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. This class will be demonstrated in the new PubMed interface. All demonstrations will be done in PubMed Labs.

Prior to the class, we suggest you 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
Locate Search Details
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
Nov 8, 2019
11:00AM ET
Instructor(s):
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. 

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

Objectives: 

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