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PubMed for Trainers: Free Hybrid Classes Available

PubMed for Trainers: Free Hybrid Classes Available. NLM Tech Bull. 2015 Nov-Dec;(407):b11.

2015 December 15 [posted]
"…stretched me to the next level of understanding of and skills in PubMed."

"…the instructors' abilities to reach in to the wealth of material about and features of PubMed, and show its usefulness in so many ways was simply phenomenal."

"...worth every minute online and in-person."

                    -- Comments from recent "PubMed for Trainers" class participants

Gain new skills, brush up on existing PubMed skills, and collaborate with colleagues to help create effective training strategies. Join the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) for the hybrid class, PubMed for Trainers, offered at various locations across the country.

PubMed for Trainers is held in four sessions: three online sessions and one in-person session. The course consists of live demonstrations, hands-on exercises, group work and discussions, networking opportunities, and approximately 2-3 hours of independent homework. 13 MLA CE credits are available for the PubMed content. An optional instructional design component of the class is worth an additional 3 MLA CE credits. The class is offered at no cost to participants.

The in-person portion of the class will be taught in the following locations:

  • Miami, FL (January, 2016)
  • Davis, CA (February, 2016)
  • Bethesda, MD (February, 2016)
  • Dallas, TX (March, 2016 – waiting list only)
  • St. Louis, MO (April, 2016)
  • Bethesda, MD (July, 2016)
  • Bethesda, MD (October, 2016)

Class space is limited, so register now at

Questions? Contact the National Library of Medicine Training Center, at or (800) 338-7657, press 2.

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