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PubMed Journal Selection and the Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communication

On October 6, 2017, National Library of Medicine (NLM) staff presented the Webinar, "PubMed Journal Selection and the Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communication." This Webinar was intended for librarians and other information specialists who work with PubMed.

By the end of this Webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Describe some issues and concerns surrounding the current publishing landscape.
  • List the roles and responsibilities of NLM in collecting and providing access to biomedical literature.
  • Explain what is referenced in the PubMed database.
  • Find the complete list of journals in MEDLINE and in PubMed.
  • Describe the selection criteria for the different components of the PubMed database.
  • Find additional resources for authors and librarians on assessing publication quality.

The Webinar slides are also available.

Last Reviewed: November 20, 2019