This is a featured list of the library's name indexes. Use the catalogue to locate more resources.
What are subject headings?
|Natural language||Library of Congress subject headings (controlled vocabulary)
|Biographies on Japanese emperors||>||Japan--Biography. Emperors|
|Biographical resources on 20th century China||>||China--Biography--20th century|
|Biographical resources on Indian philosophers||>||India--Biography. Philosophers|
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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How do I transliterate?
Robarts Library also has a translation computer, located in the Reference Department on the 4th floor.
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