Archive for the 'Subject Headings' Category

ALA Annual 2018

It’s been about a month since ALA Annual 2018, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, but it’s never too late for a subject-related update! As the CIP and Dewey Program Manager at the Library of Congress, it is both my pleasure and my responsibility to attend many subject-related meetings and programs. […]

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WLIC 2016 C&I Open Session August 16

The Classification & Indexing Section will host the Open Session “Reclaiming subject access to indigenous knowledge”  on  Tuesday August 16. The Open Session will be chaired by John DeSantis and Maja Žumer. Classifying and Indexing Philippine Indigenous Materials with Emphasis on the Codillera Cristina B. Villanueva, University of the Philippines Baguio, Philippines […]

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Aliens will become Noncitizens (LCSH)

All over the world people leave their homes due to politics, war or economical problems.  Library of Congress has revised the subject headings Aliens and Illegal aliens. The message below is from the American Library Association (ALA), Cataloging and Metadata Management Section (CaMMS), Subject Analysis Committee (SAC). From: [] On Behalf Of […]

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