Cataloging and Metadata Management: Using Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) in Cataloging
Module 2— Supplementary Concept Records (SCR)
Supplementary Concept Records (SCR)
- SCR records are created for some chemicals, drugs, and other concepts such as rare diseases. They are labeled as “MeSH Supplementary Concept Data” and the unique ID begins with the letter "C." Generally, these terms are lower-cased. They have two tabs: Details and Concepts.
- Catalogers are not permitted to use these terms and instead should use the descriptor(s) listed under Heading Mapped to
Last Reviewed: July 28, 2017