How PubMed Works: ATM
Class Experience Level
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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The How PubMed Works: Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) session addresses increasing health information access and use by highlighting information about the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed bibliographic database.  

During this 90-minute session about ATM we'll go behind-the-scenes in PubMed with an in-depth explanation of:

  • How PubMed processes your search using ATM's 3 translation tables
  • What's included in the three translation tables
  • Practice verifying how ATM interprets your search
  • Learn how to determine if a phrase is indexed
  • Author searching
  • How to bypass ATM
  • Describe the contents of the 3 Translation Tables.
  • Explain the order of ATM
  • Analyze Search Details to verify term mapping.
  • Locate PubMed's list of indexed phrases
  • Describe 3 Ways to bypass ATM

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Class Resources:
HPW: ATM Handout (Word)

Class Recording

Class Details

Date(s): February 29, 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Platform: Webex
CE Credits: 1.50
CE Categories: MLA
Class Experience Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Class Contacts

Host/Instructor: Erica Lake
Technical Assistance: Rebecca Brown

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