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Upcoming Classes

DIMRC - Disaster Information Management Research Center

Join Robin Taylor (contractor) as she gives an overview of DIMRC, talks about recent disasters, and shares ways on how to stay current, not only with DIMRC but also on how libraries are responding to disasters across the country.

Oct 25, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MCR

Designing Conference Posters in PowerPoint

This session will present you with design strategies for professional looking posters, such as size specifications, good visual balance, and organizing content. You will see how PowerPoint’s extended menus and tools can be utilized to transform a blank slide to a ready-to-print poster.

Nov 28, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MAR

Not Just Bingo: Library Services and Programs for Older Adults

To support older adults in our community, libraries must be prepared to provide dynamic, educational and creative programming. Stacey Lewis, Manager of Adult Programming at St.

Nov 15, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MCR

Partnering with Community Health Workers

Guest Speaker: Fernando Martinez, PhD, Professor and Coordinator of the Community Health Worker Program at Northwest Vista College in San Antonio, Texas

Nov 8, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Online Region/Office: SCR

Working Together: Building a Library and Public Health Community Partnership For Patient Empowerment

How did Albany Medical College's (AMC) Schaffer Library of Health Sciences (SLHS) and Division of Community Outreach and Medical Education (DivCOME) partner with each other as well as with community-based organizations and public libraries to empower patients and librarians through community and professional development workshops?

Nov 14, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MAR CHIS DIS

Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines

This November session of "Health Issues in the Headlines" is a free asynchronous class on the Moodle learning platform. The class will be available starting November 1 and will close at the end of the day on November 30.

Nov 1, 2017 to Nov 30, 2017 Location: Online Region/Office: PNR CHIS DIS

How the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Can Add Evidence to Your Mobile Health App

Numerous systematic reviews of health-related mobile apps reveal they lack evidence based content. A major challenge to including evidence based content in apps is how to efficiently find accurate, credible, and vetted content.

Nov 7, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NER CHIS DIS

Online tutorials, videos, and other instructional materials


Results for: Date Last Revised From 13-Feb-2017 To 12-Aug-2017 .

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1. Advanced PubMed Tips, Tricks, and Tools: MeSH
Description: This class covers several advanced concepts in the use of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) for searching via PubMed. Topics include annual updates to MeSH, the effective use of subheadings, free floating subheadings, and commonly confused terms. This course is intended for those with at least beginning knowledge of PubMed and MeSH. 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: 09-Aug-2017

2. 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: 24-Jul-2017

3. 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

4. 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: 14-Jul-2017

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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: 07-Jul-2017

9. 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

10. 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: 30-Jun-2017