2021 MeSH Highlights*

For more information on this course or to schedule, please contact Allison McDougal at amcdougall@blhtech.com.

Join NLM staff for a highlight tour summarizing the changes forof the 2021 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). The presentation will feature examples of new and updated terminology related to:
-COVID-19, including a brief overview of how COVID-19 related terms are identified and managed
-Infections
-Species terms, including bacteria, fungi and viruses, and the addition of taxonomy identifiers.

Following the presentation, a panel of NLM Indexing and MeSH experts will be available to answer your questions.

Course URL: https://nnlm.gov/classes/mesh-changes-and-pubmed-searching

Learning Objectives:

Learners will be able to:

  • Identify the changes in Medical Subject Headings
  • Research topics in PubMed

Agenda:

1:00pm - 1:45pm ET: 

A highlight tour summarizing the changes for the 2021 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). The presentation will feature examples of new and updated terminology related to:
-COVID-19, including a brief overview of how COVID-19 related terms are identified and managed
-Infections
-Species terms, including bacteria, fungi and viruses, and the addition of taxonomy identifiers.

1:45 - 2:00pm ET: A panel of NLM Indexing and MeSH experts will be available to answer your questions.

MLA CE Credit: 1, 1.5