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PubMed for Librarians: MeSH

Class Details

PubMed for Librarians: MeSH is a live, online session that includes hands-on exercises. Attend this class to learn about the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database. We will talk about the 4 different types of MeSH terms and how searchers can benefit from using MeSH to build a search in PubMed. We will investigate the structure of the MeSH database and look at the components of a MeSH record.

Suggested Prerequisite: Introduction to PubMed

Agenda:
- MeSH database
- Controlled vocabulary
- Four types of MeSH terms
- Entry terms, date introduced, previous indexing, explosion

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Apr 2, 2019
2:00PM - 3:30PM ET
Instructor(s):
Samuel D Watson, Academic Outreach 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.