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PubMed Tutorial


This course is designed for new and experienced users of PubMed®, the National Library of Medicine (NLM®) journal literature search system.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand PubMed's scope and content.
  • Understand how the MeSH vocabulary is used to describe and retrieve citations.
  • Build a search using MeSH and PubMed search tools.
  • Manage your results using display, sort, the Clipboard, save, print, e-mail and order features and My NCBI filters.
  • Save your search strategies.
  • Link to full-text articles and other resources.
  • Use special queries and other PubMed/NCBI tools.
Literature Analysis
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