How PubMed Works On-Demand: MeSH
For more information on this course, please contact the NNLM Training Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take this class to learn about the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database. We will talk about the 4 different types of MeSH terms and how searchers can benefit from using MeSH to build a search in PubMed. We will investigate the structure of the MeSH database and look at the components of a MeSH record. The class includes hands-on exercises.
This On Demand Course is available for registration now through 2024
Course URL: https://nnlm.gov/training/class-catalog/how-pubmedr-works-demand
- Explore the MeSH Database
- Describe a Controlled Vocabulary
- Explore the four types of MeSH Terms
- Locate and explain entry terms, date introduced, previous indexing, automatic explosion
This is an on-demand class designed for students to start and stop at their convenience. The module is designed to take approximately 90 minutes to complete.
MLA CE Credit: 1.5