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


Fragment Searching

  • It is not necessary to enter in whole words
    • You could perform a similar search entering “psychol feedback”

Screen capture of main MeSH Browser search screen with glycogen liver as the search term and a red arrow pointing to Find Terms with ALL Fragments.


Search Results

  • If you selected Find Terms with ALL Fragments it retrieves four terms. The two MeSH descriptors are outdented, with entry terms to that descriptor indented underneath

Screen capture of main MeSH Browser search screen with glycogen liver as the search term and a red arrow pointing to Find Terms with ALL Fragments.


  • If you selected Find Terms with ALL Fragments the result is a much longer list of terms
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