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

Module 7—Publication Characteristics

Publication Characteristics used only for Historical Material

  • The following publication characteristics are not used by NLM catalogers for current material. They are used only for historical material and reprints and facsimiles of pre-1914 items. Other libraries are free to use as needed
    • Academic Dissertations
    • Animation
    • Annual Reports
    • Book Reviews
    • Charts
    • Documentaries and Factual Films
    • Herbals
    • Incunabula
    • Letter
    • Newspaper Article
    • Postcards
    • Prospectuses
    • Unedited Footage


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