PubMed Training Tools for You and Your Patrons

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.

*       PubMed: Find articles by journal A brief tutorial on how to find articles from a journal using PubMed.

*       PubMed: Find articles from a citation A brief tutorial on how to find articles from citation information.

*       PubMed: Find articles on a topic A brief tutorial on how to find articles on a topic using PubMed.

*       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.

*       PubMed: Get the full text for an article A brief tutorial on how to get the full text for an article cited in PubMed.

*       PubMed: Save searches and set e-mail alerts A brief tutorial on how to get alerts for articles on a topic.

*       PubMed subject search: How it works A brief tutorial on how automatic term mapping and explosion enhance your PubMed search.

FAQs & User Guide (linked on bottom of new PubMed home page)

Tips for Using PubMed (2-Page Fact sheet)

The New PubMed: Trainer’s Toolkit
Slide decks from NLM for you to customize All the quick tour videos in SCORM packets for you to download and insert into web pages or an LMS.

NNLM will be offering a class called How PubMed Works. This is an updated and reconfigured version of PubMed for Librarians. The upcoming March sessions are full, but watch this listserv and the NLM Technical Bulletin for additional sessions and all announcements about the new PubMed.

If you have questions about how to do something in the new PubMed, please use the streamlined, green feedback button on the bottom-right side of each page in the new PubMed.

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