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ready Library of Congress Subject Headings

Abbreviation: LCSH

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The Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) provides catalog headings for materials held at the Library of Congress. Libraries throughout the United States use LCSH to provide subject access to their collections. LCSH is also used internationally, often in translation. The LCSH online resource includes all Library of Congress Subject Headings, free-floating subdivisions (topical and form), Genre/Form headings, Children's (AC) headings, and validation strings for which authority records have been created.


Countries that developed this resource United States

Created in 1898

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Record added: Dec. 16, 2020, 11:49 a.m.
Record updated: Dec. 16, 2020, 11:49 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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