Discovering Controlled Vocabulary

Date / Time

July 11, 2023

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Are you overwhelmed by too many results when doing a literature search? Are you familiar with the term MeSH? Learning how to use controlled vocabulary for searching scholarly databases can often save time and improve search results. This session is an introduction to the pros and cons of using this feature. Presented by Jeanne Link, UIC Library assistant professor, information services and research liaison librarian.

This webinar is part of a series of workshops held in summer 2023. View other webinars in series.

All webinars will be offered via Zoom, and will be recorded and made available to all who registered.

Please register in advance for each webinar and indicate if you plan to intend the live session or review the recording.

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