Introduction: What is MeSH?
Who uses MeSH?
- Searchers of MEDLINE/PubMed, library catalogs, and other databases use MeSH to assist with subject searching.
- National Library of Medicine (NLM) indexers use MeSH to describe the subject content of journal articles for MEDLINE.
- Catalogers use MeSH to describe books and audiovisuals in the NLM and other medical library collections (see the Using Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) in Cataloging online training course).