Greetings from the National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine Division! Two recent news items involving the division will be of interest, if they have not already crossed your screen: NLM Welcomes Applications to its Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine for 2021 – Applications due by September 25, 2020.
The National Library of Medicine has updated and created new training materials for you to use and/or share with your patrons about the new PubMed. Quick Tour Videos (2 minutes each) * PubMed: Find articles by author A brief tutorial on how to find articles by an author using PubMed. *
Please register for one (or all) of our new PubMed(r) classes that have replaced PubMed for Librarians. We have eliminated some of the sessions and added a new one called How PubMed Works: Selection. All of the classes will be taught in the new PubMed interface. All sessions are taught via WebEx.
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
Each year the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are updated with changes, additions and deletions. This class will highlight new and important changes to MeSH and discuss how they will impact you as a PubMed searcher. Following the presentation, experts from the National Library of Medicine will be available to answer your questions
NLM History of Medicine lecture – Scientists’ Mind-Body Problems: Lobotomy, Science, and the Digital Humanities
Dear Colleagues, You are cordially invited to the next NLM History of Medicine lecture, to be held Thursday, September 19, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD. This special program will be the 2019 NLM James H. Cassedy Lecture in the
Dear Colleagues, You are cordially invited to the next NLM History of Medicine lecture, to be held Thursday, May 23, from 2 pm to 3:00pm in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD. This special program will be the third annual NLM Michael E. DeBakey Lecture
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2019/2020 fellowship. The application information has full program details, and details about past years’ cohorts and program reports are available on the AAHSL Leadership program webpage. Submit
Please join the National Library of Medicine (NLM) for a webinar to answer questions about the LinkOut Consolidation Announcement. A 15-minute presentation will go over what this consolidation means for you, and how to continue to see your library’s icon in PubMed. Following the presentation, there will be a 30-minute question and
In case you missed NLM’s January 4th webinar, 2019 MeSH Highlights, the video has been posted. The 20-minute presentation featured new publication types, including systematic reviews; three deleted subheadings; and additional terminology for data, neoplasms and more. Watch the video: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/clinics/mesh_2019.html Another NLM webinar, MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching, was presented on