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Whether new to PubMed or an experienced searcher, there is always something new to learn when it comes to searching for medical information. Join a medical librarian for an overview of PubMed and its new interface, as well as tips for searching the grey literature effectively.
After participating in this webinar, participants should be able to
· Apply field tags and Boolean operators to improve the efficiency of their searches in PubMed;
· Understand how articles are indexed for MEDLINE using Medical Subject Headings, a.k.a. MeSH terms, and why it is important to use these terms in searches;
· Describe methods for locating grey literature on the web, including the use of portal sites and advanced Google search techniques.
Learning Level: All
Content Area: Practical Skills
About the Presenter: Rosie Hanneke, MLS, Assistant Professor and Liaison Librarian to Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago’s Library of the Health Sciences
Rosie trains and supports students, faculty, and researchers on information skills, including advanced literature searching and reference organization. She regularly contributes to systematic literature reviews by designing and executing the database search strategies.