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

Module 3— Searching MeSH Browser


Searching Using the Trees

  • MeSH Browser also allows searching for descriptors by navigating through the tree structure using the Tree View link on the Navigational Bar.

Screen capture of main MeSH Browser also allows searching for descriptors by navigating through the tree structure using the Tree View link on the Navigational Bar.


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 single descriptor has been selected, the complete record can then be displayed.

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