Available Until 2/27/2028

Keeping Up with PubMed-

For more information or to schedule this course, contact: Tony Nguyen, ttnguyen@hshsl.umaryland.edu.

With a hands-on approach, this class will show attendees how to use the features of PubMed effectively. Attendees will be able to describe the contents of PubMed; formulate basic search strategies; display, print, and save results in various formats; revise and refine searches; and use special features such as Related Articles, Link to journals, Citation Matcher, and Clinical Queries.

Site URLhttps://nnlm.gov/classes/keeping-pubmed

Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:

  • Understand how PubMed constructs a query.

  • Develop and refine search strategies using components of PubMed's Features Bar.

  • Use Links (including LinkOut) to move to internal and external resources.

  • Build controlled vocabulary searches using PubMed's MeSH browser.

  • Use the MyNCBI feature to personalize PubMed and store searches.

  • Use the other tools on PubMed's Sidebar, including the Journals Database and Clinical Queries.

Dependent upon length of course

Facility Requirements  
Participants need only to have access to a computer with Internet capability.

If offered on-site, facility must be in a computer lab with internet connectivity and a computer connected to a projector.

MLA CE Credits: 3, 4, 6, 8; 6 (online)