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HPM 2037: Professional and Academic Writing in Public Health: Class Materials

All materials in this LibGuide are related to the Spring 2015 HPM 2037 class, and will assist you in the writing of your master's essay in the future.

Preclass PubMed Tasks

Sign up for a PubMed MyNCBI account

Do this by clicking on "Sign in to NCBI" in the top right corner of any PubMed page.

This account will allow you to

  • Customize the PubMed display
  • Save searches for later automatic or manual reuse
  • Save citations to articles in collections

Be sure to have your user name and password with you when you come to class

Watch the following brief videos about common PubMed search tasks:

PubMed Simple Subject Search http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/viewlet/search/subject/subject.html

 PubMed Simple Subject Search: How it Works http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/viewlet/search/subject/subject2.html

Use MeSH to Build a Better PubMed Query http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyF8uQY9wys

PubMed: the Filters Sidebar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=696R9GbOyvA

Advanced Search Builder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dncRQ1cobdc

Save Searches and Set Email Alerts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxGnEt3LZqs

Watch the 11 minute video on MeSH

Branching Out: The MeSH (R) Vocabulary http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/video/

Detailed Information on Planning and Conducting a Literature Search

In Class Files for First Session

After Class Assignment

EndNote Class Material

Subject Guide

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