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Free NLM Training in Minneapolis in September


There will be two free hands-on online database classes offered in Minneapolis at the Bio-Medical Library, Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE, University of Minnesota available to all US residents. The local contact is Martha Hardy, 612 624-3128, hardy017@umn.edu
Please do not contact Martha to register for the class, see the link below.

The NLM Gateway and ClinicalTrials.gov (3.5 MLA CE Hours) will be on Monday, September 15, 2008 from 1:00 to 4:30pm. The NLM Gateway & Clinical Trails database is of particular interest to public and consumer health librarians and all health information consumers

The PubMed® (7.5 MLA CE Hours) class will be held on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

There have been many recent enhancements to PubMed®, including:
*Additions to “My NCBI? to allow for customize of your display, choosing your own filters, saving citations and generating automatic email alerts from PubMed®.
*Citation “sensors?.
*NEW “Automatic term mapping?.
*NEW Advanced search

All these classes are intended for health sciences library staff, public librarians, health professionals and anyone interested in using the National Library of Medicine databases which are renowned.

These classes are taught by two trainers from the National Training Center & Clearinghouse, 800-338-7657 (press 2), of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine of the National Library of Medicine. All training materials will be provided free of charge.

To register for this class, please go to:


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