PubMed® Online Training

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PubMed: Find articles by author A brief tutorial on how to find articles by an author using PubMed. Jan. 23, 2020 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Find articles by journal A brief tutorial on how to find articles from a journal using PubMed. Jan. 27, 2020 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Find articles from a citation A brief tutorial on how to find articles from citation information using PubMed. Jan. 27, 2020 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Find articles on a topic A brief tutorial on how to find articles on a topic using PubMed. Jan. 23, 2020 1 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Find the latest treatments for a disease or disorder A brief tutorial on how to find the latest treatments for a disease or disorder using PubMed. Jan. 23, 2020 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Get the full text for an article A brief tutorial on how to get the full text for an article cited in PubMed. Jan. 27, 2020 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Save searches and set e-mail alerts A brief tutorial on how to get alerts for articles on a topic using PubMed. Jan. 27, 2020 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed subject search: How it works A brief tutorial on how automatic term mapping and explosion enhance your PubMed search. Jan. 28, 2020 4 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
What is in PubMed? Learn what you can find in PubMed, and how it got there. June 11, 2020 3 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed and MedlinePlus: Consumer health Help consumers find research in PubMed using MedlinePlus April 2, 2020 3 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) in MEDLINE®/PubMed®: A Tutorial An exploration of how Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are used for indexing MEDLINE records in PubMed. This tutorial is intended for PubMed searchers. Sept. 5, 2019 N/A HTML / Web Tutorial
Using PubMed in Evidence-Based Practice Using PubMed in Evidence-Based Practice was created to help clinicians including nurses and allied health professionals develop a clinical question using the PICO framework and efficiently find relevant biomedical literature using PubMed. The tutorial was designed to be completed in less than 30 minutes. This tutorial replaces the NLM PubMed for Nurses tutorial. June 2, 2020 30 min(s) HTML / Web Tutorial
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LinkOut Consolidation Webinar On April 26, 2019 and May 9, 2019, NLM staff provided an overview of the LinkOut Consolidation process and answered questions. The content was the same for each offering. This recording is of the April 26, 2019 session. Following the presentation, there was a 30-minute question and answer session with LinkOut experts. May 28, 2020 36 min(s) MP4 Video / Webinar
Insider's Guide to Accessing NLM Data: EDirect for PubMed This series of workshops introduces new users to the basics of using EDirect to access exactly the PubMed data you need, in the format you need. Over the course of five 90-minute sessions, you will learn how to use EDirect commands in a Unix environment to access PubMed, design custom output formats, create basic data pipelines to get data quickly and efficiently, and develop simple strategies for solving real-world PubMed data-gathering challenges. No prior Unix knowledge is required. Aug. 2, 2018 450 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
Insider's Guide to Accessing NLM Data: Welcome to E-utilities for PubMed Want to do more with PubMed? Want to extract just the PubMed data you need, in the format you want? Dreaming of creating your own PubMed tool or interface, but do not know where to start? This is the first in the Insider's Guide series of webinars about more powerful and flexible ways of accessing NLM data, starting with an introduction to the Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for PubMed and other NCBI databases. This series is geared toward librarians and other information specialists who have experience using PubMed via the traditional Web interface, but now want to dig deeper. This class will start with the very basics of APIs, before showing you how to get started using the E-utilities API to search and retrieve records from PubMed. The class will also showcase some specific tools and utilities that information specialists can use to work with E-utilities, helping to prepare you for subsequent Insider's Guide classes. We will finish by looking at some practical examples of E-utilities in the real world, and hopefully inspire you to get out and put these lessons to use! Aug. 1, 2018 60 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching (2019) 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? May 28, 2020 71 min(s) MP4 Video / Webinar
Get PubMed Data With E-Utilities Mike Davidson from the National Library of Medicine presents an introduction to using e-Utilities to access PubMed data, for the 2017 Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual meeting. For more information, see https://dataguide.nlm.nih.gov/. June 5, 2020 19 min(s) MP4 Video / Webinar
A New PubMed: Highlights for Information Professionals In this webinar for librarians and other information professionals Marie Collins from the National Library of Medicine demonstrates the new, modern PubMed. Key points, common questions and instructional materials (slides) for PubMed trainers to use are linked from this webinar page. June 18, 2020 37 min(s) MP4 Video / Webinar
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PubMed Essentials This class is about PubMed, a free resource that provides access to the National Library of Medicine database of citations and abstracts. If you've wondered what disciplines are included in PubMed or how to search for a specific article, this short course is for you. The class is made up of 12 very short video-modules (2-3 minutes each) with interactive exercises built into each video-module so you can explore PubMed at your own pace. PubMed Essentials is available via Moodle 24/7 (upon registration). The course is approved for 1 MLA CE credit. June 17, 2020 N/A HTML / On-Demand Course
Insider's Guide to Accessing NLM Data: EDirect for PubMed This series of workshops introduces new users to the basics of using EDirect to access exactly the PubMed data you need, in the format you need. Over the course of five 90-minute sessions, you will learn how to use EDirect commands in a Unix environment to access PubMed, design custom output formats, create basic data pipelines to get data quickly and efficiently, and develop simple strategies for solving real-world PubMed data-gathering challenges. No prior Unix knowledge is required. Aug. 2, 2018 450 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
How PubMed Works How PubMed Works is a series of four 90-minute classes presented via WebEx. May 28, 2020 N/A HTML / Webinar Source Page
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Tips for Using PubMed A two-page handout on the very basics of PubMed. June 10, 2020 N/A PDF / Pamphlet

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