Introduction to PubMed for LIS students

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Introduction to PubMed for LIS students

  1. 1. Introduction to PubMed for LIS Students<br />Nazi Torabi<br />Research & Instructional Librarian <br />Allyn & Betty Taylor Library<br />March 30, 2011<br />http://www.slideshare.net/ntorabi/<br />
  2. 2. What PubMed is<br />MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)<br />Searching PubMed<br />MyNCBI<br />Alternative interfaces<br />
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  4. 4. PubMed<br />
  5. 5. What is PubMed?<br /><ul><li>Database of biomedical journal citations and abstracts
  6. 6. US National Library of Medicine (NLM)
  7. 7. Freely accessible online
  8. 8. Over 20 Million Citations
  9. 9. Date coverage back to 1950</li></li></ul><li>What Makes up PubMed?<br /><ul><li>PubMed ‑ indexed for MEDLINE
  10. 10. PubMed ‑ as supplied by publisher
  11. 11. PubMed ‑ in process
  12. 12. PubMed
  13. 13. PubMed – OLDMEDLINE</li></li></ul><li>PubMed vs. MEDLINE<br /><ul><li>PubMed ‑ indexed for MEDLINE
  14. 14. PubMed ‑ as supplied by publisher
  15. 15. PubMed ‑ in process
  16. 16. PubMed
  17. 17. PubMed – OLDMEDLINE</li></li></ul><li>MeSH<br />
  18. 18. Keyword Versus Subject Searching<br />Keyword<br />MeSH<br />Adrenaline<br />Epifrin<br />Epinephrine<br />Epitrate<br />Lyophrin<br />Micronefrin<br />Racepinephrine……..<br />Epinephrine<br />
  19. 19. MeSH<br />Includes five types of terms <br /><ul><li>Headings
  20. 20. Subheadings
  21. 21. Supplementary Concept Records (chemical and substances)
  22. 22. Publication Types
  23. 23. Grant Support </li></li></ul><li>Main Branches <br />All MeSH Categories<br /><ul><li>Anatomy Category +
  24. 24. Organisms Category +
  25. 25. Diseases Category +
  26. 26. Chemicals and Drugs Category +
  27. 27. Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment Category +
  28. 28. Psychiatry and Psychology Category +
  29. 29. Phenomena and Processes Category +
  30. 30. Disciplines and Occupations Category +
  31. 31. Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena Category +
  32. 32. Technology and Food and Beverages Category +
  33. 33. Humanities Category +
  34. 34. Information Science Category +
  35. 35. Persons Category +
  36. 36. Health Care Category +
  37. 37. Pharmacological Actions Category +
  38. 38. Publication Type Category +
  39. 39. Check Tags Category +
  40. 40. Subheadings Category +
  41. 41. Geographical Locations Category +</li></li></ul><li>Searching PubMed<br />
  42. 42. Sample Search Question <br /> What are the causes of sleep walking in children? <br />
  43. 43. A Structured Search Methodology<br />1. Identify the search question (PICOTT)<br />2. Isolate the main concepts<br />3. Search each concept separately<br />4. Combine search sets<br />5. Evaluate results and modify strategy<br />6. Apply limits (if needed)<br />
  44. 44. What are the causes of sleep walking in children? <br /><ul><li> sleep walking
  45. 45. causes
  46. 46. children</li></li></ul><li>PubMed<br />
  47. 47. Sample Search Question <br /> What is the diagnostic utility of the urine biological tumor marker nmp22 (nuclear matrix protein 22) in detecting recurrence of bladder cancer?<br />Adapted from http://ebmlibrarian.wetpaint.com/page/Oncology/links<br />
  48. 48. Research Question<br /><ul><li>Patient or Population
  49. 49. Intervention; Prognostic Factor; Exposure
  50. 50. Comparison
  51. 51. Outcome
  52. 52. Type of Question
  53. 53. Type of Study</li></li></ul><li>What is the diagnostic utility of the urine biological tumor marker nmp22 (nuclear matrix protein 22) in detecting recurrence of bladder cancer? <br /><ul><li>P bladder cancer patients
  54. 54. I nmp -22
  55. 55. C
  56. 56. O cancer recurrence
  57. 57. T diagnosis
  58. 58. T comparison to gold standard</li></li></ul><li>PubMed<br />
  59. 59. MyNCBI<br />
  60. 60. My NCBI<br /><ul><li>Customize PubMed display
  61. 61. Save collections
  62. 62. Save search strategies
  63. 63. Set up alerts
  64. 64. Need to register for My NCBI or sign in via Partner Organization</li></li></ul><li>Alternative interfaces<br /><ul><li>Pubget
  65. 65. LigerCat
  66. 66. PubMed Central
  67. 67. GoPubMed
  68. 68. Quertle</li></li></ul><li>Pubget<br />
  69. 69. LigerCat<br />
  70. 70. PubMed Central (PMC)<br /><ul><li>PMC
  71. 71. PMC Canada </li></li></ul><li>GoPubMed<br />
  72. 72. Quertle<br />
  73. 73. PubMedOnline Training<br />Quick animated Tutorials <br />http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/pubmed.html#qt<br />More Tutorials <br />http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/pubmedtutorial/<br />Tutorials on MeSH<br />http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/video/<br />
  74. 74. Associate Fellowship Program though NLM<br /> Each year NLM offers up to eight one-year postgraduate training fellowships to recent graduates of an ALA-accredited library school. Fellows spend a year at NLM training for future leadership positions in medical librarianship. Associate Fellows are offered an optional second year at another health sciences library or information center. For an application and details see the Program web page: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/about/training/associate/index.html<br />
  75. 75. What PubMed is<br />MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)<br />Searching PubMed<br />MyNCBI<br />Alternative interfaces<br />
  76. 76. Questions<br />Need library related assistance?Please don’t hesitate to contact us:<br />Nazi Torabi<br />519-661-2111 x88992 <br />ntorabi@uwo.ca <br />IM a librarian<br />https://www.lib.uwo.ca/chat/<br />

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