Medline

In this interactive course, participants will engage with recommended pre-workshop resources, such as videos and tutorials to familiarize with Medline. Workshop time will be used effectively for review, practice, and addressing specific questions from participants.

Medline is a bibliographic database covering the fields of biomedical research and clinical sciences including medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health and preclinical sciences. Medline’s citations and abstracts cover 5,000 medical journals published internationally. References are indexed using MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) from the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s controlled vocabulary. This session focuses on effective strategies for searching Medline.

Course Objectives

  • Develop search strategies
  • Map search terms to subject headings
  • Use the interface for different types of searches
  • Focus your results by limiting to different criteria
  • Manage your results and access articles

Target Audience:  All staff and students.

Duration:  1 hour

Prerequisite: Knowledge of Basic Computer Skills

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