NLM Office Hours

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NLM Office Hours: PubMed (February 2024) On February 28, 2024, Alex Sticco from NLM’s Controlled Vocabulary Services Program hosted NLM Office Hours: PubMed. The session includes a discussion of recent developments and improvements to the automated MEDLINE indexing process for PubMed. Following the presentation, Alex is joined by a panel of experts from the NCBI PubMed team and the Controlled Vocabulary Services Program to answer questions from the audience. March 21, 2024 47 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
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NLM Office Hours: Proximity Searching (March 2023) On March 31, 2023, Amanda Sawyer from the NCBI PubMed team hosted NLM Office Hours: Proximity Searching. The session includes a brief demonstration on the new proximity searching feature in PubMed. Following the presentation, Amanda is joined by Jessica Chan and Kathi Canese from NCBI and Alex Sticco from the Indexing section to answer questions from the audience. May 2, 2023 42 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
NLM Office Hours: PubMed (August 2023) On August 23, 2023, Amanda Sawyer from the NCBI PubMed team hosted NLM Office Hours: PubMed. The session includes an encore of the PubMed Update session from the 2023 MLA Annual Conference. Following the presentation, Amanda is joined by Dan Cho from the MeSH team and Alex Sticco from the Indexing section to answer questions from the audience. Sept. 13, 2023 53 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
NLM Office Hours Special Listening Session: MeSH (January 2023) On January 18, 2023, Dianne Babski (NLM Associate Director, Library Operations) and Dan Cho (Technical Information Specialist, NLM MeSH Team) briefly discussed how NLM determines which new and updated terms are added to MeSH and share factors that impact the updates to MeSH. The remainder of the session includes a conversation with the audience. Feb. 10, 2023 57 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
NLM Office Hours: MedlinePlus (June 2023) On June 28, 2023, Louise To from the Office of Engagement and Training and Javier Chavez from the MedlinePlus team co-hosted NLM Office Hours: MedlinePlus. The webinar includes a brief presentation on the processes behind providing Spanish language content followed by Q&A. July 28, 2023 37 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
NLM Office Hours: ClinicalTrials.gov Modernized Website (September 2023) On September 26, 2023, Christina Robinson from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) ClinicalTrials.gov team gave a brief overview of the modernization effort and how the modernized website better meets the needs of multiple user groups. Following the presentation, NLM product staff from the NCBI ClinicalTrials.gov team answered questions from the audience. Nov. 6, 2023 38 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
NLM Office Hours: ClinicalTrials.gov Protocol Registration and Results System (October 2023) On October 3, 2023, Stacey Arnold from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) ClinicalTrials.gov team gave a brief overview of the modernization of the PRS, the system used to submit clinical trial information that is posted on ClinicalTrials.gov. She provides a mini tutorial on how to register a trial using the modernized interface, PRS Beta. Following the presentation, NLM product staff from the NCBI ClinicalTrials.gov team answered questions from the audience. Nov. 6, 2023 45 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
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NLM Office Hours: Medical Subject Headings (MeSH, June 2022) On June 30, 2022, Elaine Alligood and the Massachusetts Health Sciences Library Network co-hosted a special NLM Office Hours with Dr. Dan Cho from NLM's MeSH team. Dr. Cho described how MeSH is developed and explained the role of community input in MeSH development. A Q&A and discussion followed the brief presentation. Nov. 15, 2022 45 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
NLM Office Hours: PubMed (January 2022) On January 28, 2022, Catherine Staley and a panel of experts from the National Library of Medicine and the Network of the National Library of Medicine hosted NLM Office Hours: PubMed. It includes a conversation with PubMed product staff from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Feb. 17, 2022 46 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
NLM Office Hours: Bookshelf (November 2022) On November 30, 2022, Stacy Lathrop from NLM's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) discussed the use of Bookshelf for accessing technical reports, systematic reviews, clinical guidelines, and reference materials, including the GeneReviews, LactMed, and LiverTox resources, as well as finding information in specialty areas, such as in toxicology and medical genetics. Following the presentation, Stacy was joined by Barbara Bushman and Tina Shrader from the Metadata and Cataloging Section to answer audience questions about Bookshelf selection policies and interface features, how to get alerts for new content, how to find practice guidelines from NLM sources, and more. Nov. 30, 2022 42 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
NLM Office Hours: PubMed Central (March 2022) On March 25, 2022, the National Library of Medicine and the Network of the National Library of Medicine hosted NLM Office Hours: PubMed Central. It includes a conversation with PubMed Central product staff about the new PMC interface, NIH public access policy compliance, and preprints. April 4, 2022 45 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
NLM Office Hours Special Listening Session: MeSH (June 2022) On June 30, 2022, Dianne Babski (NLM Associate Director, Library Operations), Amanda Wilson (Acting Deputy Associate Director, Library Operations), and Dan Cho (Technical Information Specialist, NLM MeSH Team) hosted a special NLM Office Hour: Listening Session on MeSH. It includes a brief presentation, and a conversation with the audience. July 6, 2022 58 min(s) MP4 Video / Webinar
NLM Office Hours: PubMed (September 2022) On September 21, 2022, Susan Schmidt from NLM's Index Section and a panel of experts from the National Library of Medicine hosted NLM Office Hours: PubMed. It includes a conversation with PubMed product staff from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) PubMed team, the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communication (LHC), and the Index Section. Oct. 6, 2022 45 min(s) MP4 Video / Webinar