Finding Veterinary Information in PubMed

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Finding Veterinary Information in PubMed

  1. 1. FINDING VETINFORMATIONIN PUBMED
  2. 2. IS A DATABASE OF MEDICAL LITERATUREDEVELOPED BY THE NATIONAL LIBRARYOF MEDICINE. IT INDEXES OVER 5,500JOURNALS AND COMPRISES OVER 21MILLION JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOKS.1
  3. 3. IS A DATABASE OF MEDICAL LITERATUREDEVELOPED BY THE NATIONAL LIBRARYOF MEDICINE. IT INDEXES OVER 5,500JOURNALS AND COMPRISES OVER 21MILLION JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOKS.1IT’S BIG
  4. 4. INCLUDES A LITTLE LESS THAN 200 COREJOURNALS IN VETERINARY MEDICINE.2THAT’S ABOUT 3.33% OF THE TOTAL.
  5. 5. PubMed Vet Journals Everything Else
  6. 6. HOW DO WEFILTER OUTTHE REST?
  7. 7. 1. THE VETERINARY SCIENCE SUBSET
  8. 8. IT’S ANEXTREMELYLONG, PRE-MADESEARCH STRING
  9. 9. IT’S AN EXTREMELY LONG, PRE-MADE SEARCH STRINGYES, THAT’S REALLY IT IN THE BACKGROUND
  10. 10. IT’S EASY TO USE:
  11. 11. IT’S EASY TO USE: JUST PUT VETERINARY[SB]IN THE SEARCH BAR
  12. 12. IT’S EASY TO USE:YOU CAN ADD OTHERSEARCH TERMS, TOO
  13. 13. 2. MeSH TERMS
  14. 14. IS THE CONTROLLEDVOCABULARY USED INPUBMED. WHENEVERARTICLES ARE ADDEDTO PUBMED, THEYARE ASSIGNED TERMSTHAT DESCRIBE THEM
  15. 15. YOU CAN USE THOSETERMS TO LIMIT THERESULTS THAT YOUGET FROM PUBMED
  16. 16. LET’S LOOK AT THESEARCH BAR AGAIN.
  17. 17. USING THE DROPDOWN…
  18. 18. …TO SELECT MeSH…
  19. 19. …WE CAN SEARCH FORVETERINARY MEDICINE veterinary medicine (FOR EXAMPLE)
  20. 20. LET’S BREAK THIS DOWN
  21. 21. LET’S BREAK THIS DOWN
  22. 22. THIS SECTION HAS…
  23. 23. THIS SECTION HAS… the term, with a short definition
  24. 24. THIS SECTION HAS… subheadings
  25. 25. THIS SECTION HAS… other restrictions
  26. 26. THIS SECTION SHOWS RELATEDTERMS. EACH HAS ITS OWN PAGE
  27. 27. THIS IS THE SEARCH BUILDER.
  28. 28. THIS IS THE SEARCH BUILDER.IT’S THE BEST PART.
  29. 29. TO BUILD A SEARCHWITH MeSH TERMS…
  30. 30. …CHECK OFF THE SUBHEADINGSAND/OR OTHER OPTIONS YOU WANT…
  31. 31. …CHECK OFF THE SUBHEADINGSAND/OR OTHER OPTIONS YOU WANT…(YOU DON’T HAVE TO USE ANY OF THEM)
  32. 32. ...CHOOSE THE OPERATOR YOU WANT… (“AND” = NARROW “OR” = BROADEN “NOT” = EXCLUDE)
  33. 33. …AND CLICK “ADDTO SEARCH BUILDER.”
  34. 34. YOU CAN ADD MORETERMS HERE, TOO.
  35. 35. COOL,RIGHT?
  36. 36. OTHER MeSH TERMS WORTH EXPLORING• “ANIMALS” (NARROWER TERMS GO DOWN TO SPECIES LEVEL)• “ANIMAL DISEASES”• “ANIMAL TECHNICIANS”• “ANIMAL NUTRITION SCIENCES”• “VETERINARY DRUGS”• “VETERINARY [SUBHEADING]”
  37. 37. YOU CAN ADD MULTIPLE TERMS FROMMULTIPLE SEARCHES USING THE SAMESTEPS. THE SEARCH BUILDER WILL KEEPTRACK OF WHAT YOU ADD EACH TIME.
  38. 38. YOU MADE IT TO THE END!(HERE ARE SOME PUPPIES)
  39. 39. REFERENCES & CREDITS[1] U.S. National Library of Medicine. (2011). Pubmed overview. retrieved from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/pubmedtutorial/010_050.html[2] Whitaker, S. (2011). Pubmed MEDLINE searching: Veterinary medicine [Brochure]. retrieved from http://vmls.mlanet.org/sites/default/files/documents/VMLS_PubMed_brochure_2011june.pdfPenguin image by Roger Sperberg, retrieved from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Emperor_Penguin_Adelieland.jpgPuppy image by Bodlina, retrieved from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:4weeks_old.jpg Slideshow created by Zach Sharrow Health Sciences Librarian Lincoln Memorial University zachary.sharrow@lmunet.edu

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