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From the GMR: Summer Online PubMed Classes

Summer School? YES! The GMR is offering TWO online (and free) classes in PubMed.

Making PubMed Work for You
This three-week course covers the same materials as the in-person class. This class is intended to hone basic searching techniques and the ability to develop search strategies that takes advantage of the PubMed interface to MEDLINE. Topics covered include Automatic Term Mapping, Search Results, Details, Related citations, My NCBI, Searching with MeSH, and the Single Citation Matcher. Earn 3.5 MLA CE.
Dates: June 17, 2013 - July 17, 2013 (extra week due to July 4th weekend)

Keeping Up with PubMed
This four-week course is designed for the experienced PubMed searcher and builds on the information covered in Making PubMed Work for You. This class will focus on the effective use of advanced PubMed features including MeSH headings and subheadings, subset and filter options including My NCBI Filters,saving search strategies, creating journal searches, and linking to libraries and full text sources. Earn 5 MLA CE.
Dates: July 15, 2013 - August 15, 2013

There is no cost to take these asynchronous courses. Take it at your pace, spending about and hour a week at the time of your convenience via our our Moodle system.
Register online with the GMR registration system at:
http://go.usa.gov/bBzC

See you online and feel free to email me directly with any questions.

PS: Additional upcoming online classes include:
GMR Lake Effects: Exploring New Horizons: Sharing the NLM Exhibition Program (June 20, 2013 - 1 pm CDT / 2 pm EDT)
GMR Lake Effects: Information Petting Zoo: Consumer Health Resources About Animals (July 18, 2013 - 1 pm CDT / 2 pm EDT)
See you online and feel free to email me directly with any questions.

P.S. More online PubMed courses coming soon - and the updated Patient Safety Resource Seminar.

Holly.

Holly Ann Burt, MLIS
Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator
NN/LM-Greater Midwest Region
1750 W. Polk St. M/C 763
Chicago, IL 60612-4330
phone: 800-338-7657 (in the Region) or
312-996-2464
fax: 312-996-2226
haburt@uic.edu
nnlm.gov/gmr

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