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Data Collection

"Data Collection" 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.

MeSH information
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Data Collection" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Data Collection" was a major or minor topic of these publication.