Cataloging and Metadata Management: Using Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) in Cataloging
Finding Appropriate Main Headings
- You have an item titled: "Skeletal Diseases"
- Searching Skeletal Diseases in the browser gives you no retrieval
- Here are two possible options to find the correct descriptor
- Think of a word with a similar root to skeletal, such as skeleton and try searching that in the MeSH Browser
Annotation in this record, leads you to search further using the word Bone
Now search Bone Diseases and you retrieve the correct record