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Essential Library of Congress Subject Headings
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Vanda Broughton
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-20 - Publisher: Facet Publishing

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) are increasingly seen as 'the' English language controlled vocabulary, despite their lack of a theoretical foundation, and their evident US bias. In mapping exercises between national subject heading lists, and in exercises in digital resource organization and management, LCSH are often chosen because of
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: William Emmett Studwell, Ruth C. Carter
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Psychology Press

The first comprehensive theoretical treatise on Library of Congress subject headings, this important book provides an analysis of the Library of Congress subject heading system and its application. Library of Congress Subject Headings aims to help improve the clarity of the system, increase consistency and arrangement, increase the number of
Essential Classification
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Vanda Broughton
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-01 - Publisher: Facet Publishing

Classification is a crucial skill for all information workers involved in organizing collections. This new edition offers fully revised and updated guidance on how to go about classifying a document from scratch. Essential Classification leads the novice classifier step by step through the basics of subject cataloguing, with an emphasis
User’s Guide to Sears List of Subject Headings
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: M. P. Satija
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

The Sears List of Subject Headings, an outstanding name amongst subject headings lists, is used all over the world in small and medium sized libraries. It has constantly been revised and kept up to date, both in its methods and contents, by incorporating new subjects and updated organizational machinery. Being
Organizing Library Collections
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Gretchen L. Hoffman
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-05 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Written for beginning library science students, this book introduces the theory and practice of organizing library collections in a clear, straightforward, and understandable way. It explains why and how libraries organize their collections, and how theory and practice work together to help library users.