NIH Library Training


​​NIH Library offers training on how to effectively find, appraise and manage information using an array of electronic library resources. Topics include how to search the biomedical literature, access online journals, order and receive articles via email, set up a research update service, and use bibliographic management software to manage a personal library collection and format bibliographies.

For a full list of in-person training classes, visit Online training and tutorials are available from this page.


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Online Training TitleEstimated Time
Advanced Searching in PubMed (Webinar)

All about APIs: From Access to Practical Uses

Analyzing Research Topics with Sci2 and Gephi

Copyright and Plagiarism: What Authors Need to Know (Webinar)

Creating Infographics with Inkscape

Embase for Biomedical Searching - An Introduction .
Embase Webinars (Vendor site)

EndNote Webinars (Vendor site)

EndNote Web: Using EndNote from Anywhere (Webinar)

EndNote: Modifying Output Styles
EndNote: Modifying Output Styles

6 Minutes
From RePORTER to Web of Science and InCites: Bibliometric Analysis (Webinar)

Information Resources for Clinical Research

Intermediate R: Data Visualization

Intermediate R: Statistical Analysis

Introduction to R: Data Wrangling

Introduction to Tableau for Health and Policy Analysts (Webinar)

Introduction to Text Mining with R

NCBI Entrez Gene
Entrez Gene (NCBI)

NCBI Entrez Structure
Entrez Structure

NIH Library Catalog
NIH Library Catalog
NIH Library Catalog - Renewing Books

5 minutes
2 minutes

Online Books from the NIH Library
Online Books from the NIH Library

3 minutes
Ordering Books and Articles
NIH Library: Ordering a Document

3 minutes
Percentile Ranking Using Essential Science Indicators (Webinar)

Poster Design and Presentation

Principles of Data Visualization

PubMed, PubMed Central, NIH Manuscript Submission System
PubMed Central (PMC) Manuscript Submission Process

12 minutes
Reference Manager: Managing Your Search Results
Reference Manager 12: Basics
Reference Manager 11: Basics

Research Updates (Alert Services)
ScienceDirect: Setting up Alerts

ScienceDirect: Discover the World of Research
Science Direct Alerts

Scopus: Understanding the Basics
All Scopus Tutorials (Vendor site)
Performing a Basic Search (Vendor site)
Reviewing Search Results (Vendor site)
Reviewing Documents (Vendor site)
Using the Personalized Features (Vendor site)
Cited Reference Searching (Vendor site)
Author Searching (Vendor site)
Affiliation Searching (Vendor site)

Searching PubMed: The Basics (Webinar)

Tableau + R

Using Scopus APIs

Using Tableau for Analyzing Health and Policy Data (Webinar)

Visualizing Network Data with Gephi

Web of Science: Mining the Literature

Writing Research Abstracts