- Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Web-based subscription service
- Discontinued print publication.
Library of Congress Subject Headings are updated daily in Classification Web. See http://www.loc.gov/cds/classweb/
Includes free-floating subdivisions, genre/form headings, and children's subject headings. Includes the full subdivision record.
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).