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[Subject headings].

Harvard Law School. Library.

[Subject headings].

by Harvard Law School. Library.

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Written in English

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  • Subject headings -- Law.

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ695.1.L3 H37 1937
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4281605M
    LC Control Number78307810

      Subject headings are assigned to books when they are cataloged and there is an attempt to use the same heading for all books on a particular subject. Some books may require more than one subject heading, so often there are several you can use to get to the items you want. When you are searching for Bibles or books about the Bible, subject Author: Suzanne Estelle-Holmer. The subject heading should be as specific as the subject of the entire book. Assign a specific subject when available or create the concept using subdivisions and multiple headings. Only create subject headings for concepts that represent more than 20% of the work. The first subject heading usually matches the call number for the work.

    Fifth edition of an alphabetical list of subject headings for librarians to use when cataloguing books in school libraries, first published This edition is fully updated to include revised Australasian headings and to delete outmoded subjects, and add new subject headings to reflect contemporary technology, trends and attitudes. Using WorldCat to investigate how LC subject headings are related to one another. For years librarians have relied on the “red books” to find the appropriate Library of Congress subject headings (LCSH) for books in the library’s catalog.

    The first comprehensive theoretical treatise on Library of Congress subject headings, this important book provides an analysis of the Library of Congress subject heading system and its application. Library of Congress Subject Headings aims to help improve the clarity of the system, increase consiste.   Using Subject Headings to Find Books PSU Library has a large collection of reprinted or microfilmed primary source materials, including the collected writings of historical figures, government documents, diaries, collections of speeches, : Joan Petit.


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