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

Module 4— Review Questions

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Descriptors: Selecting the Main Concept(s): Review Questions


1. If no pre-coordinated term exists for the concepts in the work being cataloged, prefer to use a main heading with a subheading over two main headings.




Using the MeSH Browser identify a main heading or combination of main headings to describe each of these concepts:
2. What are the appropriate subject headings to use for a work entitled "Cortisone therapy in dermatology"?





3. What are the appropriate subject headings to use for a work entitled "Pathology of Arbovirus diseases"?





4. What are the correct subjects to assign to a work on fractures occurring in baseball, soccer, football, hockey?





5. What is the appropriate subject heading to use for a work dealing with: Sodium-free diet?






6. What are the appropriate subject headings to use for a work dealing with: X-chromosome studies of female newborns?






7. All subject terms are recorded in the MARC 650 field




8. For a work entitled "Food and Beverages that Improve Your Health," the appropriate MeSH would be Food and Beverages




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