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A special section designed as an introduction to subject cataloging using the Sears list has been expanded in this edition to offer guidance to libraries assigning topical and geographic headings. The Principles of the Sears List, which follows A History of the Sears List, is intended both as a statement of the theoretical foundations of the Sears List and as a concise introduction to subject cataloging in general. The List of Commonly Used Subdivisions. Created by Minnie Earl Sears in as a more accessible version of the Library of Congress Subject Headings, the Sears List of Subject Headings has been providing a guide to subject access for small libraries ever since. It was first published by H.W. Wilson, and EBSCO took over editorial duties in Sears List of Subject Headings, first published by Minnie Earl Sears in , has served as a standard authority list for subject cataloging in small and medium-sized libraries, delivering a basic list of essential headings, together with patterns and examples to guide the cataloger in creating further headings as needed.
The major feature of this new edition of the Sears List is the inclusion of more than two hundred and fifty new subject headings New headings in this edition reflect the changing needs of library users, which includes addressing the growing literature in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) is perhaps the most widely adopted subject indexing language in the world, has been translated into many languages, and is used around the world by libraries large and small. LCSH has been actively maintained since to catalog materials held at the Library of Congress. Proposals for additions and changes are reviewed regularly at staff. This facilitates the retrieval of items by subject. In this chapter we describe the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which is the most widely applied subject heading list. The Children’s Subject Headings and the Sears List of Subject Headings are also introduced. An Introduction To Sears List Of Subject Headings book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0.
Delivering a core list of key headings, together with patterns and examples to guide the cataloger in creating further headings as required, Sears List of Subject Headings has been the standard thesaurus of subject terminology for small and medium-sized libraries for almost a s: 4. All of the relevant revisions and additions of Canadian headings in the 15th ed. of Sears list of subject headings are reflected in this volume, as well as changes and additions in the 6th supplement (May ) to the 3rd ed. Canadian subject headings, xiv, 97 p. Sears, Minnie Earl, -- -- Sears list of subject headings. Sears list of subject headings (Sears, Minnie Earl) Subject headings -- Programmed instruction. View all . The Principles of the Sears List, which follows this Preface, is intended both as a statement of the theoretical foundations of the Sears List and as a concise introduction to subject cataloging in general. It has been expanded in this edition to provide guidance to.