Medical subject headings

National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

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  • Format Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
  • Publication Bethesda, Md. : U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine ; [Washington, D.C.] : [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor].
  • Series
  • Publication Dates Began with 1st ed. (1960); ceased with v. 48 (2007)
  • Physical Details
    • volumes ; 27-30 cm
  • ISSNs 0565-811X
  • OCLC ocm02482950
  • Succeeding Titles


  • 1960-66 has subtitle: Main headings and cross references used in Index medicus and National Library of Medicine catalog (varies slightly).
  • Imprint varies: Washington, D.C., 1960-19 ; Bethesda, Md., <1989->
  • No longer distributed to depository libraries in a physical form after v. 45 (2004).
  • Description based on: 1989.
  • Latest issue consulted: Vol. 41, 2000.
  • Also available via the Internet from the NLM web site. Address as of 08/11/00:; current access is available via PURL.
  • Also issued online; online only beginning in 2008.
  • Vols. for 1963-198 issued as pt. 2 of the Jan. issue of Index medicus; <1989-2004> issued separately as supplement to Index medicus.

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