MESH subjects file for Eprints

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Reid, A. 2016. MESH subjects file for Eprints. [Online]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Available from:

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A Perl script to convert NCBI MESH (MEdical Subject Headings) into a Subjects file for EPrints. A full subjects file (2016) is also attached, as well as a toplevel headings summary. Subsets can be extracted with a trivial GREP operation. Second Perl script allows limiting of depth of subject tree generated Recent source data available at

Completed Date: 20 October 2016
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Data Creators(s): Reid, A
LSHTM Faculty/Department: Academic Services & Administration > Academic Administration
Participating Institutions: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine


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