Wednesday, July 20, 2011

LCSH, 33rd Ed.

Library of Congress, News from CDS

Library of Congress 33rd Edition (2011) is Now Available - Contains approximately 337,000 total subject headings and references.
- Includes about 20,000 more than the 32nd edition..
- Includes all subject headings through December 2010.
The 6 volume set includes free-floating subdivisions, genre/form headings, and children's subject headings.
Includes the full subdivision record.
"The Red Books" -  Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) is the only subject headings list accepted as the worldwide standard. LCSH is the most comprehensive list of subject headings in print in the world. It's the one tool no librarian should be without. Provides an alphabetical list of all subject headings, cross-references and subdivisions in verified status in the LC subject authority file.
The Standard for Subject Analysis
LCSH provides the most comprehensive list of subject headings in the world. It's the best way to keep your subject headings current--the key to accurate cataloging and topical searching.
The Standard for Reference
LCSH 33 is indispensable if you want to provide accurate reference information to readers. It includes all subject headings through February 2010. Authorized forms of headings as well as variant references provide users with all the authoritative access points to make subject searching quick and easy. Six volumes. 9,432 pages. Hardbound. Published annually.40 pounds                ISSN: 1048-9711                 Price:2011 Subscription (6 vols.)
$295 Contiguous U.S.
$345 Outside Contiguous U.S                 Included in Classification WebLibrary of Congress, Cataloging Distribution Service
Washington, DC 20541-4910, USA
Email: cdsinfo@loc.gov
Phone: (202) 707-6100, Fax: (202) 707-1334
http://www.loc.gov/cds

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