Research Tools: Enhanced Version of MeSH on Demand Released
From the NLM Technical Bulletin:
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the release of an enhanced version of MeSH on Demand, a tool that can be used to identify Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) terms relevant to text of up to 10,000 characters. The new version takes advantage of user feedback, extensive usability testing, and continued integration of the Medical Text Indexer (MTI). For more background information, see the article, MeSH on Demand Tool: An Easy Way to Identify Relevant MeSH Terms.
Highlighted user text corresponds to MeSH terms
- Quick view of MeSH descriptor term definitions (Scope Notes)
- Search results include PubMed/MEDLINE Similar Articles listed by title and PMID
- Easy interface to search PubMed using MeSH vocabulary found by MeSH on Demand
- Function for saving MeSH on Demand data to a text file
Currently, you can access the new version of MeSH on Demand from the MeSH Browser homepage by clicking on the “NEW” button.
Later this summer, the new version will be available from the MeSH on Demand homepage.
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