Library of Congress Subject Headings: Principles and Application / Edition 3

Library of Congress Subject Headings: Principles and Application / Edition 3

by Lois Mai Chan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563081911

ISBN-13: 9781563081910

Pub. Date: 09/28/1995

Publisher: ABC-Clio, LLC

This work offers users a complete and definitive guide to a challenging area of study. Chan presents a brief history of the system, analyzes its principles, and describes its vocabulary and subject authority control. She then discusses the application of LC subject headings to LC MARC records and outlines the Library of Congress's policies on the assignment of subject…  See more details below

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This work offers users a complete and definitive guide to a challenging area of study. Chan presents a brief history of the system, analyzes its principles, and describes its vocabulary and subject authority control. She then discusses the application of LC subject headings to LC MARC records and outlines the Library of Congress's policies on the assignment of subject headings in general and the treatment of certain types of materials in particular.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563081910
Publisher:
ABC-Clio, LLC
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
556
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.13(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction3
2Basic Principles15
3Forms of Headings40
4Proper Names in Subject Headings55
5Subdivisions86
6Cross References119
7Subject Authority Control and Maintenance146
8Subject Cataloging161
9Subject Cataloging of Special Types of Materials189
10Subject Areas Requiring Special Treatment269
11Library of Congress Subject Headings as an Online Retrieval Tool391
Appendix A: Sample USMARC Records419
Appendix B: Free-Floating Form and Topical Subdivisions428
Appendix C: Free-Floating Subdivisions Controlled By Pattern Headings433
Appendix D: Free-Floating Subdivisions Further Subdivided By Place446
Appendix E: Free-Floating Subdivisions Used Under Persons451
Appendix F: Free-Floating Subdivisions Used Under Places457
Appendix G: Patterns of Cross References for Proper Names463
Appendix H: General Reference Sources Used in Establishing Headings475
Appendix I: First-Order Political Divisions of the Exceptional Countries477
Appendix J: USMARC Coding for Subject Information480
Appendix K: Abbreviations497
Appendix L: Capitalization502
Appendix M: Punctuation509
Glossary514
Bibliography521
Index529

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