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Library Classes: PUBMED Advanced

PubMed Advanced

PubMed Advanced

Class Description:
Learn high performance techniques for efficient and effective searching! Use the MeSH Database to build search strategies, wildcard searching, limits, and direct entry commands. Use My NCBI to filter searches, create collections for later reference, and save search strategies for automatic email updates or to run manually at another time. Pre-requisites: Attending the Introduction to PubMed class or completion of the PubMed Online Tutorial prior to taking this class. We recommend registering for a My NCBI account prior to taking this class.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the fields in a PubMed citation
  • Search the fields with direct entry commands
  • Apply right-hand truncation when appropriate
  • Use Searching Tool features, including Limit and Search Fields
  • Improve development of search strategies
  • Use My NCBI to set advanced search filters