Intro. to Library of Congress Subject Headings
December 19, 2017
Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) is one of the most widely-used controlled vocabularies in the world. Librarians in general (not just catalogers!) should have a solid understanding of how LCSH headings and subheadings are constructed and used in order to better serve users performing subject searches. This workshop will provide a brief history of LCSH, the principles behind its construction, as well as plenty of examples and hands-on activities so participants will gain a deeper understanding of LCSH and, in turn, utilize them more effectively to serve their users.
Location: City of North Miami Beach Library, 1601 NE 164th St, North Miami Beach, FL 33162 www.nmblib.com
Presenter: Karen Snow, Ph.D.