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Upcoming Classes

Heart Health Information Resources

Dive into heart health resources from the National Institutes of Health with Annette Parde-Maass, NNLM MCR Education and Outreach Coordinator. She will focus on resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and how they can help you and the people you serve.

Feb 28, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MCR

Sustaining your Organization’s Future: Mentoring and Succession Planning in Libraries

Guest Speaker: Julie Leuzinger, Head of Library Learning Services, and Jennifer Rowe, Social Sciences & Community Engagement Librarian, University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries

Mar 14, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Online Region/Office: SCR

SEAside Webinar: Issues in Predatory Publishing - How Can Librarians Lead the Way?

Presentation Summary: Helping potential authors understand the murky waters of Open Access and Scholarly Communication is becoming a necessary task. By providing relevant support, librarians can assist people in making the right decisions about where to publish so that they don't become victims of fraudulent publishers, or worse, tarnish their academic reputation.

Mar 16, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Online Region/Office: SEA CHIS DIS

Using Data to Guide and Evaluate Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Rhode Island's Drug Overdose Dashboard

Presenter: Brandon DL Marshall, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health

Mar 1, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NER CHIS DIS

PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search

PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search, is a synchronous online session that includes hands-on exercises. This class will focus on using some of the tools and features built into PubMed that are designed to help you search more effectively.

Mar 29, 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NTO CHIS DIS

PubMed for Librarians - Automatic Term Mapping (ATM)

PubMed for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping (ATM): is a synchronous, online session that includes hands-on exercises. Attend this class to learn about how PubMed uses Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) to map your keyword searches to the controlled vocabulary of the MeSH database. Learn how ATM allows you to effectively search PubMed with keywords.

Mar 22, 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NTO 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 NNLM 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 NNLM 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 NNLM 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 NNLM 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 NNLM 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 NNLM Training Office.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 30-Jun-2017