Available Until 4/15/2026

How PubMed Works On-Demand: Introduction*

For More information on this course, or to schedule, please contact the NNLM Training Office at nto@utah.edu.

Are you new to PubMed? Maybe you'd like a refresher. This on-demand module will walk you through all the parts of the PubMed interface. You can start and stop at your convenience. The module is made up of a pre and post-test, a recording and an assignment. This class is offered via Moodle.

Course URL: https://nnlm.gov/training/class-catalog/how-pubmedr-works-demand

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what PubMed is and what's in it.
  • Find the original research that is the basis for a news article.
  • Discover 5 ways to re-purpose and share results
  • Find articles by a specific author.
  • Search for articles on a specific subject.
  • Narrow search results to a more specific subset
  • Explore Advanced Search Builder and Search History.


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