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Upcoming Training: Cataloging with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Health Interest List, #Health Sciences List, All Members, Blog, Webinars and Training

Do you want to learn more about how to use Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) in cataloging? Then this course is for you! Through live demonstrations and hands-on exercises, this 90-minute online class explores the use of MeSH in the cataloging environment. This class will be taught by Sharon Willis, Senior Cataloging Specialist at the 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.

Date and Time: Friday, September 29, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Duration: 90 minutes

Register Here: https://www.nnlm.gov/training/class/cataloging-medical-subject-headings-mesh

Continuing Education: This class has been approved for 1.5 Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credits.

Questions? Contact Katherine Majewski, Office of Engagement and Training at the U.S. National Library of Medicine.



Contact us at:
Network of the National Library of Medicine/NNLM Region 4
University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Phone: 801-587-3650
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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