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Library Of Congress Subject Headingsformato

  1. 1. Library of Congress Subject Headings Ciso 3145 Prof. Edith M. Torres
  2. 2. LCSH <ul><li>Se utiliza para identificar los temas a utilizar en el catálogo público (INGLES) </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulario controlado que representa las materias de la Biblioteca del Congreso </li></ul><ul><li>Brinda puntos de acceso por tema a los recursos bibliográficos en el catálogo </li></ul>
  3. 3. LCSH <ul><li>Uniformidad </li></ul><ul><li>Agrupa recursos que son del mismo tema </li></ul><ul><li>Facilita la recuperación de información </li></ul>
  4. 4. Entries from LCSH <ul><li>Animal Psychology     ( May Subd Geog )   </li></ul><ul><li>[QL785]   </li></ul><ul><li>BT Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>RT Animal Behavior Animal Intelligence Psychology, Comparative   </li></ul><ul><li>SA subdivision Psychology under individual animals and groups of animals, e.g. Cattle--Psychology; Fishes—Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>NT Animal Memory Animal psychopathology Consciousness in animals Extrasensory perception in animals Time perception in animals   </li></ul>
  5. 5. Notes about the Entries: <ul><li>Valid Headings in LCSH are in boldface . </li></ul><ul><li>Browse the shelves under the call number(s) in [brackets].These terms are also valid. BT = Broader Terms RT = Related Terms NT = Narrower Terms SA = See Also </li></ul>
  6. 6. LCSH <ul><li>Animal respiration </li></ul><ul><li>  USE </li></ul><ul><li>Respiration Animal restraint </li></ul><ul><li>USE </li></ul><ul><li>Restraint  </li></ul><ul><li>Animal rights    ( May Subd Geog ) </li></ul><ul><li>[HV4701-HV4959]   </li></ul><ul><li>Here are entered works on the inherent rights attributed to animals. Works on the protection and treatment of animals are entered under Animal welfare. </li></ul><ul><li>UF Animal liberation Animals' rights Rights of animals </li></ul><ul><li>BT Animal welfare--Moral and ethical aspects </li></ul><ul><li>--Law and legislation </li></ul><ul><li>USE </li></ul><ul><li>Animal welfare--Law and legislation </li></ul><ul><li>--Religious aspects </li></ul><ul><li>-- -- Baptists, [Catholic Church, etc.] </li></ul><ul><li>---- Buddhism, [Christianity, etc.]   </li></ul><ul><li>Geographical subdivisions may be used </li></ul><ul><li>with Animal rights , </li></ul><ul><li>e.g., Animal rights -- United States </li></ul><ul><li>Some headings have a Scope Note that clarifies </li></ul><ul><li>its use. </li></ul><ul><li>Animal rights is USED FOR (instead of) </li></ul><ul><li>Animal liberation, Animals' rights, and Rights of </li></ul><ul><li>animals, which are invalid terms . </li></ul><ul><li>An invalid subheading </li></ul><ul><li>A valid subheading </li></ul>
  7. 7. LCSH <ul><li>under the main heading, try these broader headings. </li></ul><ul><li>NT: narrower topic. More specific topics. If there are too many books under the main heading, consider using these narrower headings. </li></ul><ul><li>RT: related topic. Associated headings that fall outside of the main term's hierarchy. </li></ul><ul><li>SA: see also. Headings that cover similar subjects. </li></ul><ul><li>UF: used for. These are unauthorized headings. In other words, don't use these headings. </li></ul><ul><li>USE: refers to the appropriate heading. </li></ul>

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