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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

2014AB UMLS Library of Congress Subject Headings, Northwestern University subset Source Information

Web site:
http://www.library.northwestern.edu/public/lcshmesh

Authority
The Northwestern University Libraries produces the Library of Congress, Northwestern University subset. It is part of the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)/Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) mapping project.

Purpose
The LCSH and MeSH mapping project maps corresponding headings from both systems. The mapping data is entered in the 750 and 788 linking entry fields in LCSH and MeSH.

Description
The subset includes the LCSH terms that map to MeSH.

Metathesaurus Scope
The Metathesaurus only includes data from the 010, 1XX (Heading Information) and 750 fields (Heading Linking Entry).

Sites Consulted

  1. Files for the public (mostly Voyager programs) [Internet]. Evanston (IL): Technology Transfer Program, Northwestern University Library; [cited 2014 Dec 09]. Available from: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/public
  2. Olson, Tony. Northwestern University Libraries LCSH/MeSH Mapping Project [Internet]. Evanston (IL): Technology Transfer Program, Northwestern University Library; [cited 2014 Dec 09]; [1p.]. Available from: http://files.library.northwestern.edu/public/lcshmesh/lcsh-mesh_read.doc