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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 17-Aug-2017 To 13-Feb-2018 .

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11. MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching
Description: Every year, the Medical Subject Headings are updated. How does this affect your PubMed searches? What happens when a term gets changed, or added, or removed; or moved to a different part of the MeSH hierarchy? How do you accommodate vocabulary changes over time in your comprehensive searches? How do you check your saved searches and alerts?
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 07-Feb-2018

12. 2018 MeSH Highlights
Description: On January 5, 2018, NLM staff provided a highlights tour of the 2018 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 20-minute presentation featured a deleted subheading; new publication types; isotope and radioisotope terminology updates; additional terminology for viruses, smoking, and sugars; and restructuring in the plant and animal terminology. Following the presentation, Indexing and MeSH experts answered user questions.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 12-Jan-2018

13. PubMed Tools and ORCIDs for Authors
Description: Disambiguating common author names is tough in any field — but if your published research is cited in PubMed, we can help you find your citations, create a bibliography, and share your publication list with others. We'll talk about the advantage of quickly registering for a free, unique identifier that will remain constant - even if your name changes. You will learn about NCBI tools for author disambiguation and the advantages of tying your publications together with an ORCID.
Format: MP4 Video / Quick Tour
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 15-Nov-2017

14. How the National Library of Medicine Can Add Value to Your mHealth app
Description: 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. The National Library of Medicine houses the largest biomedical library in the world and provides numerous expert-developed online resources on disease and health education. In this webinar, Susan Halpin of the National Library of Medicine will introduce attendees to those resources, give examples of how they can and have been used in mobile apps, and discuss funding opportunities offered by the NLM.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: Clinical Medicine, Health Care Technology, MedlinePlus
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 07-Nov-2017

15. LinkOut for Libraries: From Icons to Full Text and Everything in Between
Description: National Library of Medicine staff present an overview of the LinkOut for Libraries program. The three services, LinkOut, Outside Tool, and LinkOut Local, are discussed as well as solutions to common problems such as duplicate icons.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: LinkOut
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 31-Oct-2017

16. PubMed Journal Selection and the Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communication
Description: NLM staff describe selection policies and procedures for MEDLINE and PubMed Central.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: MEDLINE, PubMed, PubMed Central
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 12-Oct-2017

17. Advanced PubMed Searching Resource Packet
Description: A listing of search resources for PubMed, including subheadings and search tags.
Format: PDF / Pamphlet
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 01-Oct-2017

18. UMLS REST API: Paging through results.
Description: A video tutorial showing how to perform paging through data retrieved using the UMLS REST API when results are contained on more than one retrievable page.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, UTS, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 27-Sep-2017

19. ToxTutor
Description: ToxTutor is a self-paced tutorial covering key principles of toxicology for users of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) chemical and toxicology databases.
Format: HTML / Web Tutorial
Subjects: Drugs and Chemicals, Environmental Health, Toxicology
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 25-Sep-2017

20. PubMed: Exploding the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
Description: Learn about a critical component of the search functionality of PubMed (SCORM version).
Format: ZIP / SCORM Package
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 28-Aug-2017