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PubMed Training Opportunities for Summer 2018

Posted by on May 22nd, 2018 Posted in: Education


NNLM is providing a number of PubMed training opportunities this summer. The National Training Office is providing a 5-week in-depth “PubMed for Librarians” webinar series. For those who want to learn about Clinical Queries in PubMed, as well as about numerous other clinical NLM resources, the Middle Atlantic Region is offering “PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine” as a webinar and in-person in Philadelphia. All classes are offered online via WebEx unless otherwise noted.

PubMed for Librarians: Introduction (1.5 CE) (link removed) – June 6, 2018 1:00-2:30 PM ET – Learn the difference between PubMed and MEDLINE; Brief introduction to MeSH, Automatic Term Mapping and Subheadings; Citation sensors

PubMed for Librarians: MeSH (1.5 CE) (link removed) – June 13, 2018 1:00-2:30 PM ET – Learn about the National Library of Medicine’s Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database; 4 different types of MeSH terms; investigate the structure of the MeSH database and look at the components of a MeSH record.

PubMed for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping (1.5 CE) (link removed) – June 20, 2018 1:00-2:30 PM ET – Learn how PubMed uses Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) to map your keyword searches to the controlled vocabulary of the MeSH database; Learn how ATM helps you search effectively with keywords; MeSH explosion feature; explore how to search for phrases in PubMed.

PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining a Search (1.5 CE) (link removed) – June 27, 2018 1:00-2:30 PM ET – This class will focus on using some of the tools and features built into PubMed that are designed to help you search more effectively. We will look at Coordination techniques used by the Indexers, explore the Index feature to build a search,and explore the Filters Sidebar and Topic-Specific Queries as tools for building a focused search.

PubMed for Librarians: Using PubMed’s Evidence-Based Search Features (1.5 CE) – July 11, 2018 1:00-2:30 PM ET – Looking for a specific type of study? This class will explore the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) used for indexing clinical studies. We’ll explore 3 PubMed features that facilitate searching for literature that supports evidence-based medicine, and explore the Clinical Queries tool that includes a Systematic Review search hedge.

PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine (1 CE) – June 22, 2018 12:00-1:00 PM ET – This presentation will introduce free bedside information resources for the busy clinician. Resources presented will include Clinical Queries in PubMed/MEDLINE and free drug, patient education, and evidence-based information.

PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine (3 CE) – July 2, 2018 9:00 AM-12:00 PM ET – In-person at Holy Family University in Philadelphia, PA, this presentation will introduce free bedside information resources for the busy clinician. Resources presented will include Clinical Queries in PubMed/MEDLINE and free drug, patient education, and evidence-based information.

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Hannah Sinemus is the Web Experience Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region (MAR). Although she updates the MAR web pages, blog, newsletter and social media, Hannah is not the sole author of this content. If you have questions about a MARquee or MAReport posting, please contact the Middle Atlantic Region directly at nnlmmar@pitt.edu.

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This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

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