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  • @ Your Library! BIOL281 - Genetics
    • Beth Transue, Librarian
    • [email_address]
    • AIM: BoolibMessiah
    • Facebook
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  • Searching
    • Define Concepts
    • Use Searching Skills
    • Select Database
  • Concepts
    • Determine keywords and subject terms
      • What is the difference between keyword and subject?
    • Topic
    • Database bibliographic record
    • Subject thesaurus in database
  • Boolean: AND AND Record must contain BOTH words Use for searching for different concepts
  • Boolean: OR OR Record can contain EITHER word Use when searching for similar concepts
  • PubMed
    • Database of articles related to the medical field
    • Created by National Library of Medicine
    • FREE, even when not at Messiah!
    • http://www.pubmed.gov
  • OMIM
    • Catalog of human genes and genetic disorders
    • Links to PubMed
    • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=OMIM
  • Evaluating Resources
    • ESPECIALLY for Resources from the Internet/Web
    • Consider:
      • Publisher/Author
      • Affiliation
      • Purpose
      • Date
      • Personal knowledge
  • If Time….
    • Determine topic, keywords
    • Select website or database
    • Search with keywords
      • Find subjects
      • Refine search with keywords, subject, Boolean
    • Find relevant articles, books, webpages
    • Report back to group (searching strategy, satisfaction with results?)