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PubMed for Librarians: MeSH

Class Details

PubMed for Librarians: MeSH is a synchronous online session that includes hands-on exercises. Attend this class 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.

Suggested Prerequisite: Introduction to PubMed

A recording from a recent session can be viewed on the NTO website.

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

Date: 
Friday, June 16, 2017
1:00pm
Region/Office: National
Jun 16, 2017
1:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Jessi Van Der Volgen, MLS, AHIP, Assistant Director
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