Library Services


PubMed: searching for journal articles

16 July 2018, 10:00 am–11:30 am

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Location: Queen Square Library Training Room, UCL Institute of Neurology, 1st Floor, 23 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG

Who is eligible to attend?

UCL staff and students and UCLH staff are eligible to attend. You must be registered with UCL Library Services. While attendees are welcome from across UCL and UCLH, please note that this course focuses on topics relevant to the neurology setting.

Booking a place:

You must make a booking before attending the course. Please email your booking request to us at: ​neurolibrary@ucl.ac.ukNote that courses may be cancelled at short notice if too few bookings are received; we will send you an email shortly before the course date to confirm your place.

Course outline:

This session aims to give you the ability to carry out a literature search on PubMed effectively and find articles and evidence to help answer your research questions. By the end of the session you will be able to:

  • Run an effective literature search independently
  • Understand what MeSH terms are and why they are used
  • Understand the importance of the 'Details' link
  • Filter out evidence based literature
  • Print, save and email your references
  • Save your search
  • Take advantage of features of the PubMed site

Please note:

Due to the nature of this course, participants arriving more than 15 minutes after the published start time will not be permitted to join the session.