December 1, 2009 • 6:34 pm
The link below has some tips for beginning as well as more advanced PubMed searchers.
10 + 1 PubMed tips by a clinical librarian Laika
“PubMed is the platform that offers free access to 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals. 18 million, that is a tremendous amount of literature! And that is one of the main problems: the sheer amount makes it very difficult to “pick the needle from the haystack”.”
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April 15, 2009 • 11:05 pm
PubMed has developed and released a new online tutorial that will show you how to search PubMed®.
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Understand PubMed’s scope and content.
- Understand how the MeSH vocabulary is used to describe and retrieve citations.
- Build a search using MeSH and PubMed search tools (Details, Limits, History, etc.)
- Manage your results using display, sort, the Clipboard, save, print, e-mail and order features and My NCBI filters.
- Save your search strategies.
- Link to full-text articles and other resources.
- Use special queries and other PubMed/NCBI tools.
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December 1, 2008 • 5:03 pm
December 1, 2008 • 4:59 pm
Filed under: PubMed, Resources