Document (#11941)

Author
McCarthy, C.
Title
¬A reference librarian's view of the online subject catalog
Source
Cataloging and classification quarterly. 10(1989) nos.1/2, S.203-211
Year
1989
Abstract
This paper suggests that the cataloging community may be setting its goals too low in its approach to online subject access. Truly effective subject retrieval for online catalog users will not be possible until the Library of Congress gives a higher priority to consistency in the assignment of subject headings. In recognition of the intellectual complexity of LCSH, the paper proposes the appointment of subject specialists to monitor the assignment of subject headings at the Library of Congress.
Footnote
Simultaneously published as Subject Control in Online Catalogs
Theme
OPAC
Object
LCSH

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