Magic Search by Rebecca S. Kornegay, Hildegard B. Morgan, Heidi E. Buchanan
Magic Search presents the 467 best-performing LCSH sub-divisions that speak to the kinds of research questions librarians handle every day. The quick-reference format, along with a handy index, makes this a useful tool to keep close at hand. In addition, this book provides
A thematic arrangement of LC subdivisions that yield the most successful search
Chapters on discipline-specific subdivisions to hone effective search terms
Precise, professional vocabulary useful in searches and explained in easy-to-understand language
Grasping the importance and having command of LC subdivisions, now appearing in unexpected places beyond the library catalog, is key in this rapidly evolving, twenty-first-century information environment. No other work explores the LCSH subdivisions in such detail or with such commitment, making this book vital to every reference desk.