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ABLE 6: Introduction to Subject Headings

The Idaho Commission for Libraries created an online, self-paced course providing an overview of subject headings.

Course Objectives
In this unit, you will learn:

  • The purpose of subject headings
  • How subject heading lists are organized
  • Different types and forms of subject headings
  • How subdivisions are used in subject headings
  • How and where to place subject headings
  • Additional access points to include in a cataloging record