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

Module 2—Introduction to Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and the MeSH Browser

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Hyperlinks in MeSH Browser

  • All underlined information is hyperlinked
  • Links may be to the trees, other MeSH terms, or additional sources such as related sections in the NLM® Indexing Manual

Views in MeSH Browser

  • Three different views available
    • Standard View
      • Default view
    • Concept View
      • Structured in the same manner as in XML format
      • Groups synonymous terms into concepts
      • Minimum concept structure with terms and scope notes
    • Expanded Concept View
      • The concept view plus additional concept and term attributes such as Concept UI, Semantic Type and Lexical Tag

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