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PubMed® for Librarians: Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

Class Details

PubMed for Librarians: MeSH is an online webinar that includes hands-on exercises. Attend this webinar to learn about the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database. We will talk about the 4 different types of MeSH terms and how searchers can benefit from using MesH to build a search. We will investigate the structure of the MeSH database and look at the components of a MeSH record. All demonstrations will be done in PubMed Labs.

Suggested Prerequisite: Introduction to PubMed

Agenda:
- MeSH database
- Controlled vocabulary
- Four types of MeSH terms
- Entry terms, date introduced, previous indexing, explosion

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Nov 15, 2019
11:00AM ET
Instructor(s):
Jessi Van Der Volgen, MLS, AHIP, Assistant Director
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1.5