The 2016 blog post, Band Name or MeSH Term? A game based on the 2017 Medical Subjects Headings was such a hit, we’ve decided to bring it back with an obscure genre!
Current NLM Associate Fellow Sarah Clarke brings her knowledge of the first wave and beyond to reveal the latest updates to MeSH.
Band Name or MeSH Term? 2019 edition
Is the following a medical subject heading, a band or both? Answers – and a few upcoming dates for webinars – below
For further information about 2019 MeSH:
The National Library of Medicine has completed work on the 2019 MeSH Descriptor production release. Users can view 2019 MeSH headings using the MeSH Browser or download them via NLM’s FTP site. Users can view highlighted changes in MeSH Terminology by visiting What’s New in MeSH.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office for two events in January 2019, introducing you to 2019 Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) and teaching you how to adjust to MeSH changes in your PubMed searches and alerts. Registration is required (see below).
Join NLM staff for a highlight tour of the 2019 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 20-minute presentation will feature:
Following the presentation, Indexing and MeSH experts will be available to answer your questions.
Date and time: Friday, January 4, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST To register: https://nnlm.gov/class/2019-mesh-highlights/9152
Every year, the Medical Subject Headings are updated. Join us for “MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching” to learn:
This class includes some content from the class Advanced PubMed: MeSH
Date and time: Friday, January 11, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST To register: https://nnlm.gov/class/mesh-changes-and-pubmed-searching/9145