PubMed National Library of Medicine (including MEDLINE and life science journals)
Permission Permission from The National Library of Medicine to use screen prints from PubMed is gratefully acknowledged by the Shreveport Nursing Library, NSU Libraries, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 1/26/2005.
To access notes for slides
Permission is granted to NSU faculty and students to teach from this PowerPoint slide show, including the notes, which may be edited or used verbatim.
To access the notes, you must have MS PowerPoint installed on your PC:
Go to the “Shreveport Nursing” page
Click “Online Tutorials”
Click “PubMed PowerPoint”
Click “Save As” and save to a floppy or to your hard drive
Open the PowerPoint slide show from your floppy or hard drive
Click “Notes Page” (and then you will be able to edit if you wish)
Class Outcomes for PubMed
Be able to identify full-text icons
Be able to use official subject terms
Be able to limit and expand searches
Be able to use Boolean operators
Be able to locate PubMed tutorials
Be able to truncate and search for phrases
Be able to combine and review searches
Be able to search for journal titles using the NSU Journal List
Be able to use Library Catalog to determine print holdings
Click “Shreveport Nursing”
Click “Nursing Databases”
Drag Down and Click on “PubMed”
Full-text Icons Orange / green banner - electronic full text available from PubMed Central Green banner – electronic full text from others
Click “MeSH Database”
Notice the links to tutorials
Type your search term in the “for” box, and click GO
Click “Radiologic technology”
Checkmark the definition, and then, click the “ Send to ” button
Notice our MeSH term in the “Search PubMed” box and the definition. Then click “Search PubMed.”
Click “ Go ” and we retrieve 12164 PubMed hits.
Drop-down to MeSH and type “patient care” in the “for” box
Checkmark the MeSH term, then the “ Send to ” button.
Click “Search PubMed”
Notice the number of hits: 91. Click “ Limits .”
Limit to “English” and “Humans.” Click “Go.”
Notice the no. of hits: 67. Notice that limits now display.
Type in “1999” and “2005” and click “Go”
No. of hits: 24. No. of pages: 2.
Click on the green icon
Click on the provider’s icon
Drag down to read full-text or click “ Full Text (PDF)”