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Title:
Subject Headings Manual
Format:
Print
Description:
This publication is now out of print. Update No. 2 (2013) will be published later in 2013. It will be the last printed update. All updates will continue to be available as no-fee PDFs.
Included in Cataloger's Desktop

Updates:
Two updates were published each year. (Note: updates can only be used with the Subject Headings Manual base text and not with the obsolete Subject Cataloging Manual: Subject Headings.)
Updates Available:
Subject Headings Manual Update No. 2, 2013
Subject Headings Manual Update No. 2, 2012
Subject Headings Manual Update No. 2, 2011
Subject Headings Manual Update no. 2, 2010
Subject Headings Manual Update No. 1, 2013
Subject Headings Manual Update No. 1, 2012
Subject Headings Manual Update No. 1, 2011
Subject Headings Manual Update no. 1, 2010

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 http://www.loc.gov/aba/. Check that website frequently for newly added publications.

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