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Descriptor English: Databases, Bibliographic
Descriptor Spanish: Bases de Datos Bibliográficas
Descriptor Portuguese: Bases de Dados Bibliográficas
Descriptor French: Bases de données bibliographiques
Entry term(s): Bibliographic Database
Bibliographic Databases
Database, Bibliographic
Tree number(s): L01.313.500.750.300.188.300
L01.470.750.500
SH1.040.040.010.020.010
SP4.127.428.744
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016206
Scope note: Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of references and citations to books, articles, publications, etc., generally on a single subject or specialized subject area. Databases can operate through automated files, libraries, or computer disks. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, FACTUAL which is used for collections of data and facts apart from bibliographic references to them.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Bibliography (1966-1990)
Information Systems (1966-1981)
Public MeSH Note: 91; DATABASES was see INFORMATION SYSTEMS 1982-90
Online Note: use INFORMATION SYSTEMS to search DATABASES 1982-90
History Note: 91; DATABASES was see INFORMATION SYSTEMS 1982-90
DeCS ID: 28904
Unique ID: D016206
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/08/14
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Databases, Bibliographic - Preferred
Concept UI M0024746
Scope note Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of references and citations to books, articles, publications, etc., generally on a single subject or specialized subject area. Databases can operate through automated files, libraries, or computer disks. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, FACTUAL which is used for collections of data and facts apart from bibliographic references to them.
Preferred term Databases, Bibliographic
Entry term(s) Bibliographic Database
Bibliographic Databases
Database, Bibliographic



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