November 27, 2015

PubMed for Librarians: A New Online Class Coming From the National Library of Medicine (NLM)

This new online class is scheduled to begin next month. These classes are available at no charge.

Details via NLM Technical Bulletin:

The National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) will be offering a new online class called “PubMed for Librarians” beginning in January 2013. Participants can choose any or all of the five segments (one hour each) that interest them. Each session will be held using Adobe Connect and is worth one hour of MLA CE credit.

Choose from the following segments:

  • Introduction to PubMed
  • Automatic Term Mapping (ATM)
  • Building and Refining Your Search
  • Customization with My NCBI
  • MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)

You can find the full class descriptions and the registration here.

The class will be offered at least once a quarter. Enrollment for the live segments is limited, but the sessions will be recorded and posted on the NTC Web site.

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