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2018 MeSH Highlights

Class Details

On January 5, 2018, join NLM staff for a highlights tour of the 2018 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 20-minute presentation will feature the change of contraindications from subheading to MeSH heading; new publication types; updates to classification of isotopes and radioisotopes; additional terminology for viruses, smoking, and sugars; and restructuring in plant and animal taxonomies. Following the presentation, Indexing and MeSH experts will be available to answer your questions.

A recording of the presentation will be available following the event.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Jan 5, 2018
1:00PM - 1:30PM ET
Continuing Education Credits: 

Class Overview

Each year the Medical Subject Headings are updated with changes, additions and deletions. This class will highlight new and important changes to MeSH and discuss how they will impact you as a PubMed searcher. Experts from the National Library of Medicine will also be available to answer your questions about the changes.

See also MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching.


Successful participants will be able to:

  • Identify the new changes to MeSH
  • Determine if your saved searches need to be modified