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


NLM Files

  • NLM records its subject terms in a "deconstructed" or faceted form
  • Topical terms and topical subheadings are in MARC 650 $a and $x fields
  • Geographic terms and their topical subheadings are in MARC 651 $a and $x fields
  • Publication Types/Genres are in MARC 655 fields

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