[mla-nynj] Make summer the time you brush up on PubMed!

Flewelling, Kate Williams flewkate at pitt.edu
Tue May 15 16:24:09 UTC 2018


Colleagues,

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.

Details are below. All times are Eastern. Classes are online via WebEx unless otherwise noted.

PubMed for Librarians: Introduction (1.5CE)
June 6, 2018 1 PM - 2:30 ET
https://nnlm.gov/class/pubmed-librarians-introduction-pubmed/8416
Learn the difference between PubMed and MEDLINE
Brief introduction to MeSH, Automatic Term Mapping and Subheadings
Citation sensors

PubMed for Librarians: MeSH (1.5CE)
June 13, 2018 1 PM - 2:30 ET
https://nnlm.gov/class/pubmed-librarians-mesh/8417
Learn about the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database
4 different types of MeSH terms
We'll investigate the structure of the MeSH database (spoiler alert...it's a hierarchy) and look at the components of a MeSH record.

PubMed for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping (1.5CE)
June 20, 2018 1 PM - 2:30 ET
https://nnlm.gov/class/pubmed-librarians-automatic-term-mapping-atm/8418
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.
We will also look at the MeSH explosion feature
We will explore how to search for phrases in PubMed (spoiler alert...there's a phrase index)

PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining a Search (1.5CE)
June 27, 2018 1 PM - 2:30 ET
https://nnlm.gov/class/pubmed-librarians-building-and-refining-your-search/8419
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
We'll explore the Index feature to build a search
We will 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 (1.5CE)
July 11, 2018 1 PM - 2:30 ET
https://nnlm.gov/class/pubmed-librarians-using-evidence-based-search-features/8420
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
Explore the Clinical Queries tool that includes a Systematic Review search hedge (PubMed calls it a filter)

PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine (1CE)
June 22, 2018 12:00PM - 1:00PM ET
https://nnlm.gov/class/pubmedbeyond0618
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 (3CE)
July 2, 2018 9:00AM - 12:00PM ET
In-person: Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA
https://nnlm.gov/class/HFUPubMed
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.


Kate Flewelling, MLIS
Executive Director
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region
Health Sciences Library System / University of Pittsburgh
Phone: 412-624-3336
flewkate at pitt.edu<mailto:flewkate at pitt.edu>
http://nnlm.gov/mar/

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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