Library Classes: PubMed

An introduction to basic searching of the National Library of Medicine's biomedical database, MEDLINE, using the PubMed interface.

At the completion of this class, the participant will:

  • Understand what PubMed is as well as its major subsections (MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and Publisher Supplied Citations)
  • Be familiar with each of the following sections of the PubMed interface: Limits, History, Clipboard, and Details
  • Know how to formulate and execute a MEDLINE search
  • Be able to sort, print, and save selected citations
  • Know the basics of using some of the additional tools that are a part of PubMed (Journal Browser, MeSH Browser, and Single Citation Matcher)

PubMed Basics

  • PubMed Tutorial (NLM)
  • Ovid MEDLINE and PubMed Compared
  • How to Find an Article
  • Videos:


    Using MeSH

    My NCBI

    Upcoming "PubMed" classes

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    Wednesday, December 6, 2017 12:00 PM

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