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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: Subjects = Unified Medical Language System (UMLS).

Display 1 to 10 of 42 results.


1. 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

2. 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

3. Adding Queried Codes To a Value Set
Description: A brief video that shows how to add selected codes from the search table to the code list table. Specifically, codes can be selected using check boxes and then added to the code list using the 'Add to Value' Set button. Another method involves dragging and dropping individual codes
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

4. Connecting to a Database using MetamorphoSys
Description: A video tutorial describing how to configure UMLS's MetamorphoSys tool to connect to a database.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: MetamorphoSys, Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

5. Deleting Selected Codes
Description: A video that explains how value set authors can delete unnecessary codes from the value sets in VSAC.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

6. Display Options in the UTS Metathesaurus Browser
Description: A video tutorial that describes the Display Settings tool in the online version of the UMLS Metathesaurus Browser. The tool allows limiting the displayed atoms list to only atoms from terminologies that are of interest to the user, as well as to define whether to include obsolete or suppressible atoms in the search results.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, UTS, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

7. Exporting Value Set Data
Description: This tutorial demonstrates how to use VSAC to export a value set into various formats such as Excel, XML, and delimited text.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

8. Importing Multiple Codes Into Value Sets
Description: A video that demonstrates how to import many codes into a value set at one time.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

9. Leveraging UMLS Synonymy to Extract Nursing Terms from SNOMED CT
Description: The video demonstrates how to use the Metathesaurus to find CUIs and extract concept-level synonyms between SNOMED CT and other nursing terminologies.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Nursing, SNOMEDCT, Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

10. Manually Adding Codes to Value Sets
Description: A video that demonstrates how to manually add codes to your value sets in VSAC.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017