What are subject headings?
|Natural language||Library of Congress subject headings (controlled vocabulary)
|Biographical resources on Aboriginal Australians||>||Australia--Biography. Australian aborigines|
|New Zealand musician biographies||>||New Zealand--Biography. Musicians
|Oceanic peoples' biographies in New Zealand||>||New Zealand--Biography. Pacific Islanders|
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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