MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) is the NLM controlled vocabulary thesaurus used for indexing articles for PubMed. If you want to search like a pro, you have to understand MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Read this web based tutorial or watch the video below to help you get started.
This 11-minute video is an introduction to the development, structure and use of the MeSH® vocabulary. The video may be of particular interest to searchers of MEDLINE®/PubMed®, and is used in the PubMed search classes offered by NLM and the National Library of Medicine Training Center.
Current version: May 2012