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Video Tutorials

Bioinformatics Tutorials Series (BITS)

A collaboration of the MIT Engineering and Science Libraries and Harvard's Countway Library

UCSC Genome Browser

BIT 1.1: UCSC Genome Browser: Getting DNA Sequence (3:57)
BIT 1.2: UCSC Genome Browser: Using Annotation Tracks (5:47)
BIT 1.3: UCSC Genome Browser: Locating Intron-Exon Boundaries (4:56)
BIT 1.4: UCSC Genome Browser: Searching with BLAT (6:14)


BIT 2.1: BLAST Link (7:24)
BIT 2.2: Do I Need BLAST? The Use of the Related Sequences Tool (6:53)
BIT 2.3: Nucleotide BLAST (5:46)
BIT 2.4: Nucleotide BLAST: Algorithm Comparison (6:14)

Other NCBI Resources

BIT 3.1: OMIM and OMIA (6:34)
BIT 3.2: Entrez Gene (5:35)

BITS: Bioinformatics Tutorial Series by Paul Bain, Courtney Crummett and David Osterbur is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

Library Resource Video Tutorials

Videos describing the use of PubMed, EMBASE and other information tools


Introduction to Medical Subject Headings (5.01)

Using Subheadings and Limits to Focus Your Search (5.30)

Advanced PubMed Searching: New MeSH (13:09)


Searching Herbal Information in EMBASE (8:54)

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