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Cataloging: Using Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) in Cataloging

Module 1—Subject Analysis Principles

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Review Questions

1. Cataloging looks at the work as a whole to determine its overall content.

2. For textual material, the following sections are examined to get a general idea of what is covered.
Title page
Table of Contents
Introductory Material
All of the Above
3. The subject of a publication is:
The physical characteristics of the item
What the item is about
The type of data the item contains
The format and style of item
4. Which is NOT true about controlled vocabularies?
They identify a preferred way of expressing a concept.
They provide access to terms actually used by the author.
They identify a term’s relationship to broader, narrower, and related terms.
They provide cross-references that lead to the preferred term.
5. Controlled vocabulary allows for searching of works only in English.

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