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Library of Congress Subject Headings
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This publication is out of print.

Library of Congress Subject Headings are updated daily in Classification Web. See http://www.loc.gov/cds/classweb/

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) is the only subject headings list accepted as the worldwide standard. LCSH is the most comprehensive list of subject headings in print in the world. It is the one tool no librarian should be without. Provides an alphabetical list of all subject headings, cross-references and subdivisions in verified status in the LC subject authority file.

LCSH is the best way to keep your subject headings current--the key to accurate cataloging and topical searching.
Included in Classification Web

Introduction to Subject Heading Authority Control

Available in various formats, these tools help you with subject access. The major subject authority publications include Library of Congress Subject Headings, Classification Web, and Subject Headings Manual and updates. Many of the publications are available in Classification Web (http://www.loc.gov/cds/classweb) and in Cataloger's Desktop (http://www.loc.gov/cds/desktop).

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