In this interactive course, participants will engage with recommended pre-workshop resources, such as videos and tutorials to familiarize with PubMed. Workshop time will be used effectively for review, practice, and
In this interactive course, participants will engage with recommended pre-workshop resources, such as videos and tutorials to familiarize with PubMed. Workshop time will be used effectively for review, practice, and addressing specific questions from participants.
PubMed is the free online interface of Medline, the database of biomedical journal citations and abstracts created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. In addition to database searching, features include a citation matcher, a journal title locator, and a clinical queries search filter. This session will focus on effective strategies for searching PubMed, including instructions on how to incorporate MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) terms into your search.
Develop search strategies
Use Medical Subject Headings to help refine your search
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: 1.5 hours
Prerequisite: Knowledge of Basic Computer Skills
Cancellation: If you have registered for a Library workshop, and you are not able to attend, please email or call 416-864-5059. There may be a waiting list of people who want to attend. If there are less than three registrants the day prior to a workshop it will be canceled and registrants will be notified via email. Workshops with less than three attendees 10 minutes after the scheduled start time may be canceled at the discretion of the instructor.
(Tuesday) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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