Katherine Majewski

Librarian, OET

Katherine (Kate) Majewski, MLS, is a librarian from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). She is a trainer, instructional designer and technical writer for NLM's Office of Engagement and Training.

Classes I Teach

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Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools and Clinical Applications The 14-week, 30 credit-hour self-paced online class reviews basic biology concepts and takes a deep dive into NCBI Molecular Biology Databases.
Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools and Clinical Applications This 15-week, 30 credit-hour self-paced online class reviews basic biology concepts and takes a deep dive into NCBI Molecular Biology Databases.
Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools and Clinical Applications (January - April 2023) This 14-week, 30 credit-hour self-paced online class reviews basic biology concepts and takes a deep dive into NCBI Molecular Biology Databases.
Copy of MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching 2022 A concise description of the class. This information appears on the "available now" section of the website
Copy of MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching 2022 A concise description of the class. This information appears on the "available now" section of the website
Copy of NLM Office Hours Special Listening Session: MeSH Join us for a special NLM Office Hours Listening Session, focused on Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms related to marginalized groups.
Copy of NLM Office Hours Special Listening Session: MeSH Join us for a special NLM Office Hours Listening Session, focused on Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms related to marginalized groups.
How PubMed Works: MeSH This 90 min MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) class explores the vocabulary underlying the functionality of the PubMed database.
Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Changes and PubMed Searching – On Demand Every year, the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are updated. How does this affect your PubMed searches? What happens when a term gets changed, added, 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 course, intended for expert searchers, shows you how with brief demos and interactive exercises.
MedlinePlus Tutorial for Librarians and Health Educators This interactive, narrated tutorial provides a tour of the MedlinePlus website and takes about 1 hour to complete.
MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching 2022 A concise description of the class. This information appears on the "available now" section of the website
NLM Office Hours Special Listening Session: MeSH Join us for a special NLM Office Hours Listening Session, focused on Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms related to marginalized groups.
NLM Office Hours Special Listening Session: MeSH Join us for a special NLM Office Hours Listening Session, focused on how the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and our users can work together to update the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) vocabulary.
NLM Office Hours: Bookshelf NLM Office Hours are hosted by the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) and offer one credit of Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education (CE). This session will include a brief presentation by Stacy Lathrop from NLM's National Center for Biotechnology Information who will be discussing the use of Bookshelf followed by a Q&A session with the Bookshelf team.
NLM Office Hours: MeSH In a special NLM Office Hours co-hosted by the Massachusetts Health Sciences Library Network (MAHSLIN), Dan Cho from NLM’s Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) team will briefly describe how the Medical Subject Headings are developed and talk about the role of community input in MeSH development. Following this brief presentation, Elaine Alligood from MAHSLIN will moderate a Q&A and discussion about MeSH.
Preprints: Accelerating Research (On-Demand) What are preprints, and how are they changing how biomedical research results are shared? This 1-hour, online, self-paced course introduces preprints and how they can be used in literature searching and in sharing your research results with others. 

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