In this 3 minute video, learn to use PubMed's Advanced Search features to refine your search with the example of a publication date range; and find journal and author names using the autocomplete feature. Click on the image below to watch the video or go to https://www.nlm.nih.gov/oet/ed/pubmed/quicktours/advanced/index.html.
The Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
MeSH is the authority list of the vocabulary terms used for subject analysis of biomedical literature at NLM. MeSH vocabulary is used for indexing journal articles for MEDLINE and is also used for cataloging books and audiovisuals. Arranged in a hierarchical manner called the MeSh Tree Structure, it is updated annually. Below are the 16 main branches:
4. Chemicals and Drugs
5. Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
6. Psychiatry and Psychology
7. Phenomena and Process
8. Disciplines and Occupations
9. Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
10. Technology, Industry, Agriculture
12. Information Science
13. Named Groups
14. Health Care
15. Publication Characteristics
Watch this 2 minute video on how to save your searches and set up alerts. Click on the image below or go to https://www.nlm.nih.gov/oet/ed/pubmed/quicktours/alerts/index.html.
Video Source: The National Library of Medicine PubMed Training Resource.
Watch this 4 minute video on PubMed Clinical Queries, produced by Drexel University Libraries.