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PubMed is among the suite of databases and tools serving all levels of biomedical research at the National Library of Medicine.
MeSH is short for Medical Subject Headings, the thesaurus of headings and subheadings used in indexing journal articles in PubMed.
MyNCBI is a tool for customizing your PubMed display, saving and sharing collections, and setting up alerts..
National Library of Medicine (U.S.) is a branch of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
PubMed offers many online training resources but few are highly recommended and fully applicable to our needs at Life West.
Until we discover or create suitable tutorials, please see your librarian for a quick lesson on:
Circulation desk staff will refer your call.
Help with research:
ext. 2730 Reference desk
Staff acknowledges your request within 24 hours.
- reference requests
- interlibrary loan requests
- general questions or comments
Reference service is available weekdays 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, when class is in session.
Librarians travel around the library, and may not stay seated at the reference desk.
If you need assistance, with research or library assignments, please ask staff at the circulation desk to locate the librarian.