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PubMed for Librarians: Using Evidence-Based Search Features

Class Details

Explore MeSH vocabulary and PubMed features that facilitate finding evidence from research.

This is a synchronous online session that includes hands-on exercises.

The class will explore Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) used for indexing study design and how they work in PubMed, as well as introduce 3 PubMed products that facilitate evidence based searching.

- Explore MeSH vocabulary and PubMed features that facilitate finding evidence from research
- Define “evidence” in the context of literature searching for clinical medicine
- Explain how study design is indexed in MeSH
- Explore PubMed Clinical Queries
- Explore NICHSR Comparative Effectiveness Research Query page
- Explore PubMed Health
- Customize myNCBI Filters to quickly locate specific publication types

Friday, July 7, 2017
Region/Office: National
Jul 7, 2017
1:00PM ET
Molly Knapp, MA, AHIP, Training Development Specialist

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. 

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