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PubMed for Librarians: Using Evidence-Based Search Features

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PubMed for Librarians: Using Evidence-Based Search Features

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

This is a live, 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, introduce 3 PubMed products that facilitate evidence based searching, and demonstrate how to customize My NCBI Filters to quickly locate specific publication types.

Agenda:
- 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

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Apr 23, 2019
2:00PM - 3:30PM ET
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. 

Objectives: 

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