PubMed® Online Training

New

Title Date Runtime Format
What is in PubMed? Learn what you can find in PubMed, and how it got there. April 1, 2024 3 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Find articles by author A brief tutorial on how to find articles by an author using PubMed. Dec. 6, 2023 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. 10, 2024 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. Aug. 8, 2022 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. June 1, 2022 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. Dec. 20, 2022 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. Dec. 7, 2022 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Save searches and set email alerts A brief tutorial on how to get alerts for articles on a topic using PubMed. Dec. 6, 2023 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. Dec. 12, 2023 4 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed and MedlinePlus: Consumer health Help consumers find research in PubMed using MedlinePlus. April 26, 2024 3 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
Title Date Runtime Format
Proximity Searching in PubMed This tutorial demonstrates how to use proximity searching to find terms close to each other in PubMed. Search for multiple terms appearing in any order within a specified distance of one another in the [Title] or [Title/Abstract] fields. Nov. 29, 2022 4 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
Using PubMed to Find Human-Related Studies This brief tutorial for expert users of PubMed explains how to search for studies indexed as being related to humans, how to separately search non-indexed records, and how to combine these two searches into one string. March 13, 2024 3 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Using the Advanced Search Builder Learn to use PubMed's Advanced Search features to refine your search with the example of a publication date range; and find journal and author names using the autocomplete feature. March 15, 2024 3 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
Title Date Runtime Format
Topic Searching in PubMed: Using the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Learn how to use the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) for basic and expert PubMed searching in this hands-on, self-paced course. June 5, 2024 N/A HTML / Tutorial
Preprints: Accelerating Research (Tutorial) What are preprints, and how are they changing how biomedical research results are shared? Should you use information from preprints? Should you share your own research results in a preprint? This 1-hour online, self-paced course from the National Library of Medicine for researchers, librarians, and others explains the basics of preprints, and explores the benefits and considerations of using and submitting preprints. Jan. 18, 2024 60 min(s) HTML / 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. Nov. 14, 2023 30 min(s) HTML / Tutorial
Title Date Runtime Format
MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching: Previously Indexed Literature This NLM Navigator guides you through a PubMed search where the preferred term for a concept has changed through the years. Oct. 20, 2023 15 min(s) HTML / Tutorial
Title Date Runtime Format
How PubMed Works How PubMed Works is a series of four 90-minute classes presented via WebEx. July 7, 2023 360 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Changes and PubMed Searching - On Demand Every year, the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are updated. How does this affect your PubMed searches? What happens when a term gets changed, added, 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? This class, intended for expert searchers, answers these questions. Feb. 21, 2023 90 min(s) HTML / On-Demand Course
PubMed Essentials - On Demand If you’re new to PubMed or just want a refresher, this online class is designed for you. The class is made up of 10 short units that include videos, exercises and quizzes. The class gives you the chance to explore PubMed at your own pace with guided tours and exercises. This class takes about 1 hour to complete. Sept. 2, 2021 60 min(s) HTML / On-Demand Course
How PubMed Works - On Demand Are you new to PubMed? Maybe you'd like a refresher. This on-demand, 4 module online class walks through all the parts of the PubMed interface. Each module is designed to take approximately 90 minutes to complete, and each is worth 1.5 MLA CE credits. You can start and stop at your convenience, and take only the modules that interest you. Each module is made up of a pre- and post-test, a recording and an assignment. July 20, 2023 360 min(s) HTML / On-Demand Course
Drug and Chemical Information - On Demand Earn up to 6 hours of CE credit in this on-demand class. Learn about NLM resources that provide drug and chemical information for consumers and healthcare professionals, from interactions to adverse effects to clinical trial results. While you work through interactive hands-on scenarios, you’ll learn about the drug and chemical information-seeking habits of your patrons, helpful reference interview questions to ask, and how to efficiently navigate this unique information landscape. July 14, 2023 320 min(s) HTML / On-Demand Course
Title Date Runtime Format
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: 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: 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
An Introduction to PubMed, PubMed Central and NCBI Accounts for Researchers On December 16, 2021 the NCBI Education Team provided the workshop: An Introduction to PubMed, PubMed Central and NCBI Accounts for Researchers. Training materials from this event are available on this page. PubMed has over 33 million citations in the areas of biomedicine and health, and related scientific fields. However, the volume of citations in this database can make it difficult for new searchers to find relevant citations and links to full-text articles to support research projects. This workshop was designed to provide a guided experience for novice searchers as well as provide some tips on how to use an NCBI account to more effectively use PubMed. Dec. 16, 2021 64 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching 2023 On January 27, 2023, Catherine Staley and a panel of experts from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office taught the class, MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching 2023. This class teaches users how annual MeSH updates may affect PubMed searches. Feb. 8, 2023 80 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 (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
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
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
MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching 2024 On January 25, 2024, Catherine Staley and Kate Majewski from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) taught the class, MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching 2024. This class teaches users how annual MeSH updates may affect PubMed searches. Feb. 8, 2024 72 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
Title Date Runtime Format
Tips for Using PubMed A two-page handout on the very basics of PubMed. Dec. 23, 2022 N/A PDF / Document
Consejos para usar PubMed | Tips for Using PubMed (Spanish) Un folleto de dos páginas sobre los conceptos básicos de Pubmed. Dec. 23, 2022 N/A PDF / Document
Title Date Runtime Format
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! Feb. 13, 2018 60 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
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. March 19, 2018 450 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
Drive-Thru Data: Using NLM APIs to Access Information Fast On May 14, 2024, Mike Davidson from the User Engagement Program hosted the training Drive Thru Data: Using NLM APIs to Access Information Fast. This webinar is aimed at librarians and other information professionals who are familiar with NLM’s products and services, but want to explore NLM data in new ways. May 23, 2024 65 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
Title Date Runtime Format
¿Qué hay en PubMed? | What is in PubMed? (Spanish) Este video describe el contenido de PubMed, incluye los procesos de selección de las revistas de MEDLINE y de PubMed Central. May 31, 2024 4 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Buscar artículos de una cita | PubMed: Search for articles from a citation (Spanish) Siga estas instrucciones para buscar artículos de una cita en PubMed. Aug. 11, 2022 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Buscar artículos por autor | PubMed: Search for articles by author (Spanish) Siga estas instrucciones para buscar artículos por autor. Dec. 8, 2023 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Buscar artículos por revista | PubMed: Search for articles by journal (Spanish) Siga estas instrucciones para buscar artículos por revista en PubMed. Jan. 11, 2024 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Buscar artículos sobre un tema | PubMed: Search for articles about a topic (Spanish) Como buscar artículos sobre un tema en PubMed. June 1, 2022 1 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Buscar los últimos tratamientos para una enfermedad o trastorno | PubMed: Search for the latest treatments (Spanish) Cómo buscar los últimos tratamientos para una enfermedad o trastorno en PubMed. Dec. 20, 2022 3 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Cómo funciona | PubMed: How it Works (Spanish) Cómo funciona PubMed. Dec. 14, 2023 4 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Guardar búsquedas y configurar alertas por correo electrónico | PubMed: Save searches and set up email alerts (Spanish) Siga estas instrucciones para crear una alerta. Dec. 6, 2023 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
PubMed: Obtener el texto completo de un artículo | PubMed: Obtain the full text of an article (Spanish) Como obtener el texto completo de un artículo de PubMed. Dec. 7, 2022 2 min(s) MP4 Video / Quick Tour
Consejos para usar PubMed | Tips for Using PubMed (Spanish) Un folleto de dos páginas sobre los conceptos básicos de Pubmed. Dec. 23, 2022 N/A PDF / Document

See Also