PubMed Training

August 5, 2011 at 10:36 am | Posted in Continuing Education, NLM Databases | Leave a comment
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From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine / National Training Center (NTC):

Register for a FREE, hands-on, In-Person PubMed Training provided by the staff of the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC)!

Would you like to gain new skills or brush up on existing PubMed skills?  Join us at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA for a FREE, all day, in-person, hands-on PubMed training session.  The class will include interactive demonstrations, hands-on exercises and networking  opportunities.  By the end of the day, you should understand:

  • In detail, how PubMed translates your search behind the scenes (Automatic Term Mapping)
  • How to use Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) as part of your searching toolbox
  • How to customize your search results and save search strategies using My NCBI
  • How to remain current, receiving updates about PubMed and other NLM electronic resources

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) New England Region (NER) sponsors the class.

The class will be held on Thursday, October 6 from 8:30 am – 5 pm at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Lamar Soutter Library, New England Regional Medical Library (NERML), in Worcester, MA.

The class is eligible for 7.5 hours of MLA CE credit.

To register, visit http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/.

For more information, contact Lauri Fennell at the NER.

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