What are subject headings?
|Natural language||Library of Congress subject headings (controlled vocabulary)
|Contemporary Polish composer biographies||>||Poland--Biography--20th century. Composers|
|Biographical resources on women in the 20th century, international in scope||>||Biography--20th century women
|Biographies about 21st century American artists||>||United States--Biographies--21st century. Artists|
How can subject headings help me find current biographies?
Hey! Sometimes the language in LC subject headings is offensive!
Yes. Library of Congress subject headings can sometimes demonstrate cultural or gender bias. This is a growing field of research in library & information sciences. Here's an interesting article on changes in subject headings:
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