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August 15, 1994

Library of Congress Publishes 5th Edition Period Subdivisions

Available now from the Library of Congress's Cataloging Distribution Service, LC Period Subdivisions Under Names of Places, 5th Edition replaces the 1990 fourth edition. This easy-to-consult guide lists subject headings for place names, with date subdivisions listed chronologically.

The new edition includes all of the most current forms of names of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the former Soviet republics. It covers all headings created through January 1994 and was compiled by LC's Office for Subject Cataloging Policy. LC Period Subdivisions Under Names of Places, 5th Edition costs $16 in North America and $18 outside North America.

Additional information on the policy for the creation and use of period subdivisions is found in the Subject Cataloging Manual: Subject Headings, 4th Edition, also published by the Cataloging Distribution Service. This how-to book costs $115 in North America and $130 outside North Americ; the 1994 Update Service includes two updates for 1994 and costs $62 in North America and $72 outside North America.

Order from Library of Congress, Cataloging Distribution Service, P.O. Box 75640, Washington, DC 20013-5640. Or call toll- free in the U.S. (800) 255-3666. Other numbers: telephone: (202) 707-6100; TDD: (202) 707-0012; fax: (202) 707-1334.

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PR 94-133
8/15/94
ISSN 0731-3527

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