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SACO Participants' Manual
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A must for all SACO participants. Provides easy-to-use guidance first, for libraries proposing new Library of Congress subject headings and LC classification numbers, and second, for libraries submitting change proposals for existing subject headings and classification. The Manual should be used with Subject Headings Manual, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Free-Floating Subdivisions, MARC 21 Format for Authority Data , and standard reference sources.
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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 the six-volume Library of Congress Subject Headings, Classification Web, and Subject Headings Manual and updates. Many of the publications are available in Cataloger's Desktop. Many of these resources are now being converted into free downloads at Check that website frequently for newly added publications.

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