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2011 NOVEMBER–DECEMBER No. 383
December 21, 2011 [posted]

Broad Subject Terms for Indexed Journals Updated

Broad Subject Terms are MeSH headings that describe the overall coverage of an indexed journal. These terms, which are also searchable in the NLM Catalog database, have recently been updated as follows:

Change:

Clinical Laboratory Techniques
[was Laboratory Techniques and Procedures]

Addition:

Zoology - includes Entomology
[previously part of Biology]

Other edits to adjust various "includes," "see," and "see also" notes were also made.

By Lou S. Knecht
Bibliographic Services Division

Knecht LS. Subject Terms for Indexed Journals Updated. NLM Tech Bull. 2011 Nov-Dec;(383):e15.

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