Definitions for "SUBJECT HEADINGS"
Terms used to describe and classify areas of knowledge. ACE uses Library of Congress subject headings. (See ACE).
words used in library catalogs and in indexes to describe the contents of a book, periodical, or individual article in a periodical. Catalogs and indexes use a controlled vocabulary for users to search for specific and general topics. [Go to Top of Page
Terms used to describe the subject matter of library materials.  UCSD libraries uses Library of Congress subject headings.  (The BML uses Medical Subject Headings from the National Library of Medicine.)