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Cataloging and Metadata Management: Using Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) in Cataloging

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Special Instructions

  • Biography
    • Use for individual and collective biographies. For autobiographies, use the publication type Personal Narratives
    • For a work that gives both biographical information and the history of the person’s field, use the specialty heading once without a topical subheading and append the publication type Biography. Repeat the specialty heading with the qualifier $x history and do not append the publication type
           650 12 $a Surgery
           650 22 $a Surgery $x history $9n
           655 2 $a Biography

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