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    • FINDING VETINFORMATIONIN PUBMED
    • 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
    • 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
    • INCLUDES A LITTLE LESS THAN 200 COREJOURNALS IN VETERINARY MEDICINE.2THAT’S ABOUT 3.33% OF THE TOTAL.
    • PubMed Vet Journals Everything Else
    • HOW DO WEFILTER OUTTHE REST?
    • 1. THE VETERINARY SCIENCE SUBSET
    • IT’S ANEXTREMELYLONG, PRE-MADESEARCH STRING
    • IT’S AN EXTREMELY LONG, PRE-MADE SEARCH STRINGYES, THAT’S REALLY IT IN THE BACKGROUND
    • IT’S EASY TO USE:
    • IT’S EASY TO USE: JUST PUT VETERINARY[SB]IN THE SEARCH BAR
    • IT’S EASY TO USE:YOU CAN ADD OTHERSEARCH TERMS, TOO
    • 2. MeSH TERMS
    • IS THE CONTROLLEDVOCABULARY USED INPUBMED. WHENEVERARTICLES ARE ADDEDTO PUBMED, THEYARE ASSIGNED TERMSTHAT DESCRIBE THEM
    • YOU CAN USE THOSETERMS TO LIMIT THERESULTS THAT YOUGET FROM PUBMED
    • LET’S LOOK AT THESEARCH BAR AGAIN.
    • USING THE DROPDOWN…
    • …TO SELECT MeSH…
    • …WE CAN SEARCH FORVETERINARY MEDICINE veterinary medicine (FOR EXAMPLE)
    • LET’S BREAK THIS DOWN
    • LET’S BREAK THIS DOWN
    • THIS SECTION HAS…
    • THIS SECTION HAS… the term, with a short definition
    • THIS SECTION HAS… subheadings
    • THIS SECTION HAS… other restrictions
    • THIS SECTION SHOWS RELATEDTERMS. EACH HAS ITS OWN PAGE
    • THIS IS THE SEARCH BUILDER.
    • THIS IS THE SEARCH BUILDER.IT’S THE BEST PART.
    • TO BUILD A SEARCHWITH MeSH TERMS…
    • …CHECK OFF THE SUBHEADINGSAND/OR OTHER OPTIONS YOU WANT…
    • …CHECK OFF THE SUBHEADINGSAND/OR OTHER OPTIONS YOU WANT…(YOU DON’T HAVE TO USE ANY OF THEM)
    • ...CHOOSE THE OPERATOR YOU WANT… (“AND” = NARROW “OR” = BROADEN “NOT” = EXCLUDE)
    • …AND CLICK “ADDTO SEARCH BUILDER.”
    • YOU CAN ADD MORETERMS HERE, TOO.
    • COOL,RIGHT?
    • OTHER MeSH TERMS WORTH EXPLORING• “ANIMALS” (NARROWER TERMS GO DOWN TO SPECIES LEVEL)• “ANIMAL DISEASES”• “ANIMAL TECHNICIANS”• “ANIMAL NUTRITION SCIENCES”• “VETERINARY DRUGS”• “VETERINARY [SUBHEADING]”
    • YOU CAN ADD MULTIPLE TERMS FROMMULTIPLE SEARCHES USING THE SAMESTEPS. THE SEARCH BUILDER WILL KEEPTRACK OF WHAT YOU ADD EACH TIME.
    • YOU MADE IT TO THE END!(HERE ARE SOME PUPPIES)
    • 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