This specialized class will help improve your effectiveness in searching PubMed (new window)  and related NLM and NIH databases for literature information on chemicals, drugs, and genetics. The course begins with searching PubMed for drug information with MeSH terms, Supplementary Concept Records (SCR), and Pharmacologic Actions (PA). Additional topics include searching related databases for drug information, searching for chemicals and chemical nomenclature, and locating literature related to genetics and genomics. This course assumes a strong working knowledge of PubMed including an understanding of automatic term mapping, the importance of reviewing the Details box after searches, using the Advanced search features, and MeSH database.