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OHSLA Fall 2020 Meeting


PubMed Tips for Expert Searchers

When: Friday, November 6th at 10 am

Where: Virtual Course via Webex

Continuing Education Credits: 2

NNLM Training Development Specialist Rebecca Brown will be presenting a 2-hour webinar covering advanced concepts for effective searching via PubMed. This course is intended for those with at least an intermediate knowledge of PubMed and MeSH. 

Objectives: 

  1. Explain the content of the PubMed database (MEDLINE, PMC, Bookshelf) and how this relates to MeSH indexing.
  2. Locate and identify the available fields in the Advanced Search Builder
  3. Explain how to build a search using the Advanced Search builder
  4. Locate and use MEDLINE Resources Guide to assist with field searching
  5. Construct a search strategy to narrow results to human-related studies
  6. Identify useful subheadings 
  7. Employ free-floated subheadings in a search
  8. Employ pharmacological actions to include drug groups in your search.

Registration:

Registration for this event will redirect you to the NNLM site, which requires that you sign in or create an NNLM account to complete the registration process. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from NNLM with the login information you will need to access the course on Nov. 6th. NNLM emails sometimes go to Spam, so be sure to check your email spam filter if you don’t get a registration confirmation. You will not be able to access the course without the NNLM login link.

The Objectives for the class were identified with input from OHSLA members. If you aren't already a member we invite you to consider joining OHSLA for additional collaboration, publication, networking, and problem solving opportunities as part of a vibrant community that shares your values and goals. 

Register for Advanced PubMed


Preparation for the Course:

To ensure the Nov. 6 class remains focused on the needs of advanced users,  registrants should remind themselves of the content that is already covered in existing PubMed training before they attend the advanced class.  There are multiple options to prepare for the advanced course:



The OHSLA Fall Business Meeting will be held separately on Friday, November 13th at 10 am.

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