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

Module 3— MeSH Browser


Default Search Settings

  • When accessing the MeSH Browser for the first time on an internet browser, the default settings are:
    • FullWord (Search method)
    • Exact Match (Search button)
    • Relevance (Sort by)
    • 20 (Results per page)
    • Main Heading (Descriptor) Terms (Search option radio button)
  • When the user changes the settings, they are retained for subsequent searches and sessions.
  • Recommended settings for catalogers are:
    • SubString (Search method)
    • All Fragments (Search button)
    • Name (Sort by)
    • 1000 (Results per page)
    • Main Heading (Descriptor) Terms (Search option radio button)
  • Settings should be adjusted as needed.

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