Skip Navigation Bar
NLM logo

NLM Classification Updated, August 31, 2017

August 31, 2017

The NLM Classification, available online at https://www.nlm.nih.gov/class/, moved from an annual spring update to twice-yearly updates. The 2017 winter version, published January 26, 2017, encompassed changes to the NLM Classification resulting from new and changed 2017 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms as well as additional minor updates to the index and schedule. The 2017 summer version, now available, encompasses the systematic review of selected schedules and other miscellaneous updates.

For more information about the scope of the 2017 summer edition, see https://www.nlm.nih.gov/class/Scope.html

Contact NLM for further information, questions, or comments.

###

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is a leader in research in biomedical informatics and data science and the world’s largest biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports research in methods for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating health information. NLM creates resources and tools that are used billions of times each year by millions of people to access and analyze molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental health, and health services information. Additional information is available at https://www.nlm.nih.gov.

Last Reviewed: August 31, 2017