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


Fragment Searching

  • MeSH Browser also allows searching for descriptors by navigating through the tree structure using the Navigate from tree top button

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.


Navigating from the Tree Top

  • Selecting one of the trees takes you to the tree(s) where by clicking on the plus sign you can continue drilling down to find the appropriate descriptor. When a single descriptor has been selected, the complete record can then be displayed

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.


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