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Instruction & Curriculum Support: Overview

NEOMED Library Classes & Workshops

  • Advanced Searching in the New PubMed (Apr. 7th)

    • PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. In January of 2020, PubMed launched an updated interface that will become the default in spring 2020. This workshop will provide a step-by-step overview of how to use the new PubMed as a powerful search tool for your educational and research needs. Learn how to combine medical subject headings (MeSH terms) and keywords using the database's advanced search features. Also learn how to set up alerts, apply filters, export results to citation managers, and access NEOMED's full-text article holdings directly from PubMed.

    • Date & Time: Tuesday, April 7th, noon-1:00 pm as a webinar (check back for a Zoom link)

    • Register: A full description and a link to register can be accessed via the following url -

Library Instruction

NEOMED Library teaches a variety of workshops and stand-alone classes to support the ongoing education of students, faculty, and staff.

Topics include:

  • Searching within PubMed, Cochrane, PsycINFO and other relevant literature databases
  • Locating evidence-based medicine resources
  • Citation management with tools like Zotero
  • Research metrics and impact 

In addition, librarians provide instruction to individuals on library resources on a walk-in basis or by appointment, and they provide basic library orientations to for new students and employees.

Curriculum Support

Librarians work with faculty to develop and teach information literacy and advanced searching methods within the curriculum of all three colleges. Librarians provide trainings and interactive learning sessions to support a number of courses. 

Additional services for curriculum support include recommendations for relevant resources (e-books, journals, etc) to support coursework, advice on copyright, and the creation of guides for course-relevant topics or subjects.

For more information on how these services can support your course, contact our front desk (, 330-325-6600) or our reference librarian, Simon Robins (

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