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Databases, Factual

"Databases, Factual" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Databases, Factual" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Databases, Factual" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4564 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 514 publications in 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.