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

Publication Types

  • It may be appropriate to repeat a MeSH term, used once with and once without a publication type
    • For a work on liver diseases, where half of the text provides substantive information in addition to describing illustrations, and half consists of pictorial works, use Liver Diseases once qualified with the publication type Atlases, and repeat the term unqualified
           650 12 Liver Diseases
           650 22 Liver Diseases $9n
           655 2 Atlases