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MeSH

Find the fields, subfields, notes, and product availability for the MeSH word (hm:), phrase (hm=), and whole phrase (hmw=) indexes.

MeSH = Medical subject headings

Also called Subject Headings, MeSH.

Word (hm:)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label hm:
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes  ---
Examples
  • optometry
  • hm:diabetes and yr:2005 and mt:vis
  • optometry
  • hm:diabetes AND yr:2005 AND mt:vis
Fields/Subfields

The following 6xx fields (if indicator 2 = 2):

  • 600 a-e g j k m-t x y
  • 610 a-e g k m-p r-t x y
  • 611 a c-e g k n p q t x y
  • 630 a d k m-p r-t x y
  • 648 a x y
  • 650 a b g x y
  • 651 a g x y
  • 655 a b x y
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Searches only subject headings noted as MESH/US National Library of Medicine
  • Supports non-Latin script searches
  • In Connexion, scan an index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca hm:diabetes). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).
Phrase (hm=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label hm=
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes  ---
Examples
  • vision low
  • hm=womens health and yr:2005
  • vision low
  • hm=womens health AND yr:2005
Fields/Subfields

The following 6xx fields (if indicator 2 = 2):

  • 600 a-e g j k m-t x y
  • 610 a-e g k m-p r-t x y
  • 611 a c-e g k n p q t x y
  • 630 a d k m-p r-t x y
  • 648 a x y
  • 650 a b g x y
  • 651 a g x y
  • 655 a b x y
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Searches only subject headings noted as MESH/US National Library of Medicine
  • Supports non-Latin script searches
  • In Connexion, scan an index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca hm=womens health). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).
Whole phrase (hmw=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label hmw= --- ---
Search? Yes --- ---
Browse? Yes --- ---
Examples hmw=womens health --- ---
Fields/Subfields

The following 6xx fields (if indicator 2 = 2):

  • 600 a-e g j k m-t x y
  • 610 a-e g k m-p r-t x y
  • 611 a c-e g k n p q t x y
  • 630 a d k m-p r-t x y
  • 648 a x y
  • 650 a b g x y
  • 651 a g x y
  • 655 a b x y
--- ---
Qualifier Index? No --- ---
Notes
  • Searches only subject headings noted as MESH/US National Library of Medicine
  • Supports non-Latin script searches
  • Scan an index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca hmw=womens health). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).
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