Taking PubMed to the Next Level, Part 1
Stephanie Swanberg and Keith Engwall
This four-part webinar series targets experienced library professionals who search on a regular basis, but may not use PubMed as their primary resource. Part 1 will cover using Medical Subject Headings to construct searches, advanced features in the Mesh Database and how to address differences in the Mesh Database and the Mesh Browser. This course is meant to get at the heart of PubMed and give participants the opportunity to share and discuss unique issues and encounters. The webinar features lectures, demonstrations, and take home activities. Approved for 4 MLA CE credits.
- Build advanced searches in PubMed using Medical Subject Headings
- Differentiate between the Mesh Database and the Mesh Browser
- Share past experiences and unique issues in using PubMed with professional colleagues
About the Presenters
Stephanie Swanberg, MSI, AHIP is Assistant Professor and Information Literacy & eLearning Librarian at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Library in Rochester, Michigan. She instructs medical students and faculty in information searching, evaluation, and management as well as leads the library’s promotion and outreach activities. Fun Fact: Stephanie is an avid explorer of national parks (in the US and Canada to date) and ensures that every trip includes discovering at least one new hiking trail!
Keith Engwall, MS LIS, AHIP is Assistant Professor and Web & Emerging Technologies Librarian, also at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Library. He maintains the library website, researches emerging technology trends in medical education, and provides information mastery instruction in the medical school curriculum. Keith is a father of four, certified nerd, and designer board game enthusiast.
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