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NLM Technical Bulletin, Nov-Dec 2017, Medical Subject Heading Webinars: 2018 Highlights & PubMed Searching in January 2018 [Editor's note added]

Table of Contents: 2017 NOVEMBER–DECEMBER No. 419

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Medical Subject Heading Webinars: 2018 Highlights & PubMed Searching in January 2018. NLM Tech Bull. 2017 Nov-Dec;(419):b11.

[Editor’s note added February 8, 2018: A recording of the MeSH Changes & PubMed Searching Webinar is available.]

[Editor’s note added January 16, 2018: A recording of the 2018 MeSH Highlights Webinar is available.]

Please join the National Library of Medicine (NLM) & National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office for two events in January 2018, introducing you to 2018 MeSH & teaching you how to adjust to MeSH changes in your PubMed searches & alerts.

  1. NLM Webinar: 2018 MeSH Highlights
    Join NLM staff for a highlight tour of the 2018 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 20-minute presentation will feature:
    • Change of contraindications from a subheading to a MeSH heading
    • New publication types
    • Updates to the terminology for isotopes and radioisotopes
    • Additional terminology for viruses, smoking, & sugars
    • Restructuring in the plant & animal terminology

    Following the presentation, Indexing & MeSH experts will be available to answer your questions.

    Date & time: Friday, January 5, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
    To register: https://nnlm.gov/class/2018-mesh-highlights/8055

  2. NNLM Webinar: MeSH Changes & PubMed Searching
    Every year, the Medical Subject Headings are updated. Join us for “MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching” to learn:
    • How does this affect your PubMed searches?
    • What happens when a term gets changed, or added, or removed; or moved to a different part of the MeSH hierarchy?
    • How do you accommodate vocabulary changes over time in your comprehensive searches?
    • How do you check your saved searches AND alerts?

    This class incorporates content from the previous class Advanced PubMed: MeSH.

    Date & time: Friday, January 19, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    To register: https://nnlm.gov/class/mesh-changes-and-pubmed-searching/8043

For more information about 2018 MeSH, see What’s New for 2018 MeSH & the Introduction to MeSH – 2018.

Source: nlm.nih.gov

Updated: March 4, 2018 — 4:31 pm

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