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MeSH is the NLM controlled vocabulary thesaurus that is updated annually. It is used to index articles from thousands of biomedical journals for the MEDLINE/PubMed database and for the cataloging of books, documents, and audiovisuals acquired by the library. Overview of changes in the 2019 release of MeSH 421 New Descriptors 9 Deleted Descriptors 3… Read More »
MEDLINE/PubMed citations and the MeSH translation tables are now updated to reflect 2019 MeSH with full searching functionality for Supplementary Concept Record (SCR) data and mapping. The citations newly indexed with 2019 MeSH since November 27 are available for searching in PubMed. NLM has resumed daily MEDLINE updates to PubMed. Now that end-of-year activities are… Read More »
Join the National Library of Medicine and NNLM Training Office for two events in January 2019, covering an introduction to 2019 Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) and adjusting to MeSH changes in PubMed searches and alerts. NLM Webinar: 2019 MeSH Highlights Date and time: Friday, January 4, 2019, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PST Join NLM staff… Read More »
NLM has announced the notable data changes made to MEDLINE during the annual maintenance known as Year-End Processing (YEP) for 2019. Highlights include: For 2019, 73 MeSH headings were either changed or deleted and replaced with more up-to-date terminology. 402 new MeSH Headings, plus 20 new Publication Types, were added to MeSH in 2019. A… Read More »
The community response to the launch of PubMed Labs has been outstanding. The National Library of Medicine is continuing to test new features at PubMed Labs, for example, the addition of a new view for search results. In response to user feedback, “Abstract” has been added to the DISPLAY OPTIONS of the PubMed Labs search results. Click… Read More »