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Keeping up with PubMed- On Demand Online

Class Details

This class is offered continuously on demand. If you have any registration questions, please contact Ashley Cuffia at

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Nov 14, 2017 to Jan 31, 2018
Ashley Cuffia, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
Continuing Education Credits: 
This class is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

Class Instructors

Ashley Cuffia, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator

With a hands-on approach, this class will show attendees how to use the features of PubMed effectively. Attendees will be able to describe the contents of PubMed; formulate basic search strategies; display, print, and save results in various formats; revise and refine searches; and use special features such as Related Articles, Link to journals, Citation Matcher, and Clinical Queries.

This is an on-demand class, so it is at your on pace to complete it.


Participants will be able to:

  • Understand how PubMed constructs a query.
  • Develop and refine search strategies using components of PubMed's Features Bar.
  • Use Links (including LinkOut) to move to internal and external resources.
  • Build controlled vocabulary searches using PubMed's MeSH browser.
  • Use the MyNCBI feature to personalize PubMed and store searches.
  • Use the other tools on PubMed's Sidebar, including the Journals Database, Single Citation Matcher and Clinical Queries.

Course Materials

PubMed Online Training

Course Developer

Ashley Cuffia, MLS, AHIP - NNLM SEA Consumer Health Coordinator