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Educational opportunity for Minnesota Health Sciences Librarians

FYI - this training opportunity is in Lacrosse, WI, which is right over the border and might be a short trip for some HSLMers.


Join us for FREE PubMed Training! Learn the basics, advanced or learn both

May 9, 2012
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Making PubMed Work for You
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM - PubMed Clinics of North America: A Problem Based Approach to PubMed Searching


Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center 1900 South Ave La Crosse, WI 54601
Green Bay Building (Located on the corner of South Avenue and Green Bay Street, about ½ blocks south of the main medical center)
Training Room B, Lower Level

Making PubMed Work for You (3 MLA CE)
This class is intended to hone basic searching techniques and the ability to develop search strategies that will take advantage of the PubMed interface to MEDLINE. The course will explore various methods for searching the PubMed system. Topics covered include Automatic Term Mapping, Search Results, Features Bar, Related Articles, My NCBI, Searching with MESH, Journal Database, and Single Citation Matcher. This course will provide an overview of the system and demonstrate utilizing the features of PubMed to search effectively. For more information see http://nnlm.gov/training/work/

PubMed Clinics of North America: A Problem Based Approach to PubMed Searching (3 MLA CE)

The workshop will focus on a problem-based approach in learning to search the PubMed database. Through case studies, group exercises and hands-on practice, participants will become more efficient PubMed searchers. The class is geared for intermediate and advanced PubMed searchers. Participants will be able to search PubMed to locate citations on author, subject or keyword, and institutional searches; create a search strategy using the strengths of the database; apply MeSH headings to enhance a search; use My NCBI to create collections and save searches; become familiar with available tools to update their skills and for lifelong learning. For more information see http://nnlm.gov/training/pubmedclinics/

Training provided by

Holly Burt, Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region

Planning to attend or have questions?

Contact Eileen Severson by Thursday, May 3rd. Phone: 608-775-5546 or Email: easevers@gundluth.org

Hope to see you there!
Eileen Severson, MLIS
Supervisor, Library and Health Information Services
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center
1900 South Ave. H01-011 La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 775-5546 Fax: (608)775-6343 Email:easevers@gundluth.org

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