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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
Instructor(s):
Elaina Vitale, MLIS, Academic and Data Services Coordinator
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: 

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