Cataloging with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
Class Experience Level
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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This 90-minute webinar explores the use of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) in the cataloging environment.

This class will be taught by Sharon Willis, Senior Cataloging Specialist at the U.S. National Library of Medicine.


By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the overall process of cataloging using MeSH 

  • Explain the principles of subject analysis 

  • Find information about specific terms and the MeSH hierarchy using the MeSH Browser 

  • Properly structure MeSH in a bibliographic record 

  • Explore topics that require special consideration or exceptions for catalogers when using MeSH  

  • Request changes to the MeSH vocabulary

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Class Resources:
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Class Details

Date(s): September 29, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
Platform: Zoom
CE Credits: 1.50
Class Experience Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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