Registration Open for 3 Free (online) PubMed CE Webinars from NNLM

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is offering a series of 3, free, online CE webinars called PubMed for Librarians. All three classes are 90 minutes and include hands-on work.

All demonstrations and exercises will be done in PubMed Labs, the new interface for PubMed coming in early 2020.

Details are below. All times are Eastern (please adjust for your time zone).<>

PubMed for Librarians: Introduction (1.5CE) November 8, 2019 @ 11 a.m. ET
https://nnlm.gov/class/pubmed-librarians-introduction/18051
Learn the difference between PubMed and MEDLINE Brief introductions to MeSH, Automatic Term mapping and Subheadings Sensors

PubMed for Librarians: Medical Subject Headings (1.5CE) November 15, 2019 @ 11 a.m. ET
https://nnlm.gov/class/pubmed-librarians-medical-subject-headings-mesh/18052
Learn about the National Library of Medicine’s Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database
4 different types of MeSH terms
We’ll investigate the structure of the MeSH database (spoiler alert…it’s hierarchical) and look at the components of a MeSH record.

PubMed for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping (1.5CE) November 22, 2019 @ 11 a.m. ET
https://nnlm.gov/class/pubmed-librarians-automatic-term-mapping/18053
Learn how PubMed uses Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) to map your keyword searches to the controlled vocabulary of the MeSH database.
Learn how ATM helps you search effectively with keywords.
We will also look at the MeSH explosion feature We will explore how to search for phrases in PubMed (spoiler alert…there’s a phrase index)

Questions? Email me.rebecca.brown@utah.edu

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