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Title:
Sears list of subject headings.
Author:
Sears, Minnie Earl, 1873-1933.
Edition:
Seventeenth edition / edited by Joseph Miller.
Publication Information:
New York : H.W. Wilson Co., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xlvi, 770 pages ; 26 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: 1997.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
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ISBN:
9780824209896
Format :
Book

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Central Library Z695.Z8 S43 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

New edition of a reference that suggests headings appropriate for use in the catalogs of small and medium-sized libraries, and provides patterns and instructions for adding new headings as required. New headings represent developments in many different areas, especially computers, personal relations, politics, and popular culture. Headings for Native Americans have been revised. The opening section, principles of the Sears list, discusses the purpose of subject cataloging, determining the subject of the work, specific and direct entry, types of headings, grammar, difficult areas, classification and subject headings, maintaining a catalog, and cataloging in the 21st century. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


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