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1. ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians
Description: ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov is a vital resource for researchers, healthcare providers, and health sciences librarians who wish to consult the entire body of evidence on any particular topic. The 4-credit self-paced course is divided into three modules that contain PowerPoint lectures, reading assignments, and discussion assignments.
Format: HTML / Webinar Source Page
Subjects: ClinicalTrials.gov
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 22-May-2017

2. PubMed for Librarians
Description: A 6-part Webinar series from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Training Office (NTO), covering an introduction to PubMed, MeSH, Automatic Term Mapping, Building and Refining Your Search, Customizing your PubMed experience using My NCBI and Using Evidence Based Search Features.
Format: HTML / Web Site
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 22-May-2017

3. PubMed Tutorial
Description: Our comprehensive tutorial on PubMed scope, content and features, including an in-depth explanation of PubMed Automatic Term Mapping (ATM).
Format: HTML / Tutorial Source Page
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 12-May-2017

4. ClinicalTrials.gov: New HHS and NIH Trial Reporting Requirements
Description: Rebecca Williams, Assistant Director of ClinicalTrials.gov, will provide an overview of the new clinical trial registration and results information submission requirements that became effective on January 18, 2017. The HHS regulations (42 CFR Part 11) clarify and expand the reporting requirements for clinical trials of FDA-regulated products as initially described in the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007. The NIH policy is complementary to the regulations. These requirements are intended to help ensure information about ongoing and completed clinical trials are available to the public. Attendees will gain a better understanding of how these requirements apply to research being conducted at their institution and how to support researchers in understanding the information that must be submitted. Information on the resources available to support institutions and researchers will also be highlighted. Williams will additionally demo the beta version of ClinicalTrials.gov.
Format: HTML / Webinar Source Page
Subjects: ClinicalTrials.gov
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 08-May-2017

5. Insider's Guide to Accessing NLM Data: Welcome to E-utilities for PubMed
Description: Want to do more with PubMed? Want to extract just the PubMed data you need, in the format you want? Dreaming of creating your own PubMed tool or interface, but do not know where to start? This is the first in the Insider's Guide series of webinars about more powerful and flexible ways of accessing NLM data, starting with an introduction to the Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for PubMed and other NCBI databases. This series is geared toward librarians and other information specialists who have experience using PubMed via the traditional Web interface, but now want to dig deeper. This class will start with the very basics of APIs, before showing you how to get started using the E-utilities API to search and retrieve records from PubMed. The class will also showcase some specific tools and utilities that information specialists can use to work with E-utilities, helping to prepare you for subsequent Insider's Guide classes. We will finish by looking at some practical examples of E-utilities in the real world, and hopefully inspire you to get out and put these lessons to use!
Format: HTML / Web Site
Subjects: MEDLINE, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), Other, PubMed, PubMed Central
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 02-May-2017

6. PubMed for Librarians: Customization with My NCBI
Description: This session covers the advantages of creating a My NCBI account, managing and manipulating your My NCBI page content using the features and options available in My NCBI, identify and differentiate available filters on PubMed’s filter sidebar, select and set up to 15 filters, and creating a custom filter. To sign up for a live class, go to the NN/LM Training Office.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 19-Apr-2017

7. PubMed for Librarians: Using Evidence Based Search Features
Description: Explore MeSH vocabulary and PubMed features that facilitate finding evidence from research. For course materials and to sign up for this or other National Network of Libraries of Medicine Classes, go to the NNLM Web site.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: Clinical Medicine, PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 12-Apr-2017

8. PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search
Description: This session of PubMed for Librarians focused on using some of the tools and features built into PubMed that are designed to help you search more effectively. Explore the new filter Sidebar, topic-specific subsets, History, the advanced search Index feature and building a search using broad subject terms applied to journals in the NLM catalog. To sign up for a live class, go to the NN/LM Training Office.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 05-Apr-2017

9. PubMed for Librarians: ATM
Description: This session covers Automatic Term Mapping (ATM), the process that maps keywords from your PubMed search to the controlled vocabulary of the MeSH database. Learn why searching with keywords in PubMed can be an effective approach to searching. The session also covers the explosion feature, what is and isn’t included in Search Details and lastly how PubMed processes/handles a phrase. To sign up for a live class, go to the NN/LM Training Office.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 29-Mar-2017

10. PubMed for Librarians: MeSH
Description: Watch the recording to learn about the National Library of Medicine’s Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database. We talk about the 4 different types of MeSH terms and how searchers can benefit from using MeSH to build a search. We investigate the structure of the MeSH database and we look at the components of a MeSH record. To sign up for a live class, go to the NN/LM Training Office.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 22-Mar-2017