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Upcoming Classes

Impactful Partnerships: Working with Faculty to Enhance Visibility and Dissemination of Research

Guest Speaker: Karen Gutzman, Impact and Evaluation Librarian at Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University

Aug 9, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Online Region/Office: MCR

Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction: Words Matter

Despite recognition of addiction as a health condition, terminology used in both layperson and scientific publications is often inaccurate and stigmatizing. National and international efforts are now afoot to encourage the use of terminology that can improve accuracy, reduce stigma, and even improve care. Dr.

Aug 3, 2017
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NER CHIS DIS

Teaching Topics: Successes, Flops, and Far-Out ideas

This one-hour session profiles five teaching projects from health science libraries across the United States. Presentations include:

1. Teaching interns to incorporate PubMed subsets in alternative medicine searches - Q. Eileen Wafford, MSt, MLIS, Research Librarian, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Aug 10, 2017
2:30pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NTO

Public Health Digital Library Drop-In Session #4

Please drop by and get all your latest questions answered by the Education Coordinator of the PHDL!

Aug 15, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NPHCO CHIS DIS

Public Health Digital Library Drop-In Session #3

Please drop by and get all your latest questions answered by the Education Coordinator of the PHDL!

Aug 4, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NPHCO CHIS DIS

Online tutorials, videos, and other instructional materials


Results for: Date Last Revised From 25-Jan-2017 To 24-Jul-2017 .

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1. Crowdsourcing Post-publication Comments: How You and Your Journal Club Can Contribute
Description: PubMed Commons enables members to post comments about publications, which appear directly below abstracts in PubMed. In this webinar, you’ll learn about how eligible individuals and journal clubs can join PubMed Commons and contribute comments. Researchers and practitioners regularly assess articles in exchanges with colleagues and in journal clubs. PubMed Commons is one place where you can make key points from those discussions public and discoverable.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 17-Jul-2017

2. 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: 11-Jul-2017

3. PubMed for Librarians: Introduction to PubMed
Description: View the recording to learn about the difference between PubMed and MEDLINE, how to run a PubMed search, assess your search retrieval, analyze search details, customize with My NCBI, discover and employ three ways to search for a known citation and use the Clinical Queries search tool. 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: 11-Jul-2017

4. 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: 11-Jul-2017

5. Tailor Your PubMed Search Experience with My NCBI
Description: Are you using your My NCBI account to tailor your PubMed search experience? If not, let us show you how My NCBI uses custom preferences for dynamic PubMed results. You will learn how to automatically highlight keywords, create custom filters that can be active every time you run a search, and permanently display up to 200 items per results page. Presented June 28, 2017.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: My NCBI, PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 05-Jul-2017

6. Automate PubMed Searches & Save Citation Collections with My NCBI
Description: Would you like to have new PubMed citations for your topic of interest conveniently appear in your email inbox or quickly collect those records for further review? In this webinar at 12PM ET on Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017, you will learn how to have your PubMed searches automatically run and the results emailed to you daily, weekly or monthly. You will also learn how to create PubMed collections that you can share with others or keep privately for yourself.
Format: HTML / Webinar Source Page
Subjects: My NCBI, PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 28-Jun-2017

7. EDirect for PubMed
Description: This series of workshops introduces new users to the basics of using EDirect to access exactly the PubMed data you need, in the format you need. Over the course of three 90-minute sessions, you will learn how to use EDirect commands in a Unix environment to access PubMed, design custom output formats, create basic data pipelines to get data quickly and efficiently, and develop simple strategies for solving real-world PubMed data-gathering challenges. No prior Unix knowledge is required.
Format: HTML / Webinar Source Page
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 28-Jun-2017

8. UMLS REST API: Authentication and Calling
Description: A video tutorial showing how to authenticate credentials with the API Key in order to retrieve UMLS content using the UMLS REST API.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, UTS, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 15-Jun-2017

9. Full Text and PubMed
Description: A tri-fold brochure on finding full text articles when using PubMed. From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM).
Format: PDF / Pamphlet
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 02-Jun-2017

10. HIV/AIDS Information Resource from the National Library of Medicine
Description: The HIV/AIDS Information Resources from the National Library of Medicine online course is designed to provide valuable health information resources from NLM and other reliable sources to increase awareness of the abundance of treatment information and educational materials that are available online.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: HIV/AIDS, MedlinePlus, PubMed, Public Health
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 31-May-2017