What are subject headings?
|Natural language||Library of Congress subject headings (controlled vocabulary)
|South American biographies||>||South America--Biography|
|Biographical resources on the United States air force||>||United States--Biography. Air pilots, Military
|Biographies of Venezuelan presidents||>||Venezuela--Biography. Presidents|
How can subject headings help me find 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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