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Subjects

National Library of Medicine, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) 
  • Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) home page.

 

National Library of Medicine, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®): 1998 MeSH Tree Structures
  • MeSH Tree Structures is a listing of the hierarchical structure.

 

National Library of Medicine, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®): Fact Sheet
  • The fact sheet tells about the construction of the MeSH thesaurus, explains MeSH applications, talks about establishing and updating MeSH headings and gives a listing of MeSH publications.

 

National Library of Medicine, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®): Files Available to Download 
  • Listing ASCII, MARC formatted versions of the entire MeSH vocabulary and updates are available to be downloaded.

 

National Library of Medicine, Medical Subject Headings Browser
  • Put in search term, select "All of the above" as well as"Find terms with ALL fragments". The results will map you to the correct MeSH as well as give you a list of acceptable qualifiers. In addition a scope note is provided for the heading.

 

Northwestern University's mapping of LCSH and MeSH
  • LCSH/MeSH mapping data are available for downloading from the Northwestern University Library's public http site.The files are: 
    Lcsh200601.ZIP (containing 12,672 records, size 6.8 MB unzipped)
    Mesh200601.ZIP (containing 11,478 records, size 11.6 MB unzipped)

Classification

National Library of Medicine Classification 
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/class/