The Work Architecture of the Sears List of Subject Headings (SLSH), Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and Medical Subject Heading (MeSH): An Introduction

Subject headings are the creative initiative of a librarian from his love to organise things. Technically, subject headings are the standardized words assigned to a concept. Using subject headings helps to decrease the “junk,” or irrelevant results. And it is based on the theme of the topic, not the words that appeared in the text. According to Charles A. Cutter, the most important subject cataloguing principle was a consideration of the best interest of the...
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