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Title:
Free-Floating Subdivisions: An Alphabetical Index
Format:
Web-based subscription service
Description:
Discontinued print publication.

Available in Classification Web and Cataloger's Desktop.
See http://www.loc.gov/cds/classweb/
and http://www.loc.gov/cds/desktop/

Free-floating refers to a form or topical subdivision assigned by the subject cataloger under designated subjects without the usage being established editorially. Free-floating subdivisions help you quickly find the subfield code and reference to the appropriate memos in Subject Headings Manual.
Included in Cataloger's Desktop

Included in Classification Web

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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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