PubMed for Experts

MLA Course
Listing Archived: Thursday, October 2, 2014

Primary contact information...
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region
University of Pittsburgh
200 Scaife Hall 3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15221
United States
Kate Flewelling is the primary contact.
Phone: 412-624-3336
Fax: 412-624-1515
Resource URL: http://nnlm.gov/training/pubmedexpert/
Region: All

Description: Designed as an advanced class for experienced MEDLINE searchers. This hands-on class will highlight advanced PubMed techniques that can be used to conduct comprehensive searches. Attendees are encouraged to contribute past and present difficult searches to discuss with the class.

Experience Level: Advanced
CE Contact Hours: 2, 3, 4
Professional Competencies: Health Sciences Information Services
Subject: Electronic Resources, Expert Searching
Course Type: Face to Face, Hands-on, RML Offerings

Educational Objective: Participants will be able to: Discuss PubMed applications Understand recent changes to PubMed Understand and demonstrate advanced searching techniques

Agenda:

PubMed for Experts

Course Outline

Welcome and Introductions (10 minutes)

What is PubMed (5 minutes)
	
	PubMed vs. Medline

General Search (20 minutes)

	Filters
	Top Bar
	Side Bar (Ads)
	Records
		Citation Status
		Foreign Languages
		PMID
		Books and Documents
		MeSH Expander
		Additional Information
Automatic Term Mapping
	Adjacency Searching
	Phrase Searching
	Search Details
	
Advanced Search (20 minutes)

	Search Builder
	History
	Fields (Field Tags)
		Person As Subject
	Index List
	YouTube Videos

MeSH (20 minutes)
	
		Basic Search
	Description
	Dates
	Subheadings
	Major	
Explosion
	Entry Terms
	Tree(s)
	PubMed Search Builder

Exercise Part 1 (20 minutes)

Break (15 minutes)

	PubMed Tools (45 minutes)

		Single Citation Matcher
		Clinical Queries
		Topic Specific Queries
Subsets 
	Journals

My NCBI (15 minutes)

	Managing Results
		Send To
		Favorite
	Save Searches
	History
	Collections
	Filters
	My Bibliography
	Recent Activity
	NCBI Site Preferences
		Highlighting

Exercise Part 2 (20 minutes)

What else is New (15 minutes)
	
Tech Bulletin
Apps
Social Media
Tutorials
Webinars

PubMed Jeopardy (20 minutes)

Wrap up, questions and evaluations (15 minutes)

Total Time: 4 Hours

The instructional methods used include Lecture, Demonstration, and Hands-on Exercises.