1. History and principles of LCSH 2. Subject heading lists and the problems of language 3. Format and display of LCSH 4. The choice and form of headings 5. Content analysis 6. Assigning main headings 7. Structured headings 8. Topical subdivisions 9. Geographic subdivisions 10. Free-floating subdivisions 11. More complex headings: combining the different types of subdivisions 12. Chronological headings and subdivisions 13. Name headings 14. Literature and the arts 15. Headings for music 16. Classification Web 17. LCSH in the online world 18. Bibliography.
Vanda Broughton MA DipLib is Programme Director for the Diploma/MA in Library and Information Studies at the School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, University College London. She has taught, written and led training courses on classification for many years. She is joint editor of the new edition of the Bliss Bibliographic Classification scheme, is a member of the UDC revision working group, and also of the UK Classification Research Group.
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