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2010 SEPTEMBER–OCTOBER No. 376
September 03, 2010 [posted]

MEDLINE®/PubMed® Year-End Processing Activities

The National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) is currently involved in MEDLINE year-end processing (YEP) activities. These include changing the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) and Supplementary Concept Substance Names on existing MEDLINE citations to conform with the 2011 version of MeSH, and other global changes.

Important Dates


For details about the impact on searching from November 17 to mid-December, see: Annual MEDLINE®/PubMed® Year-End Processing (YEP): Impact on Searching During Fall 2010.

For background information on the general kinds of changes made annually, see: Annual MEDLINE®/PubMed® Year-End Processing (YEP): Background Information.

By Sara Tybaert
MEDLARS Management Section

Tybaert S. MEDLINE®/PubMed® Year-End Processing Activities. NLM Tech Bull. 2010 Sep-Oct;(376):e1.

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