Cataloging Policy Documentation

ALA-LC Romanization Tables

BIBCO Documentation
  • bpm   BPM (PDF, 667 KB)
  • module35   BPM Appendix A: Integrating Resources (PDF, 7 MB)

Classification & Shelflisting Manual (CSM)
  • F010   General Principles of Classification (PDF, 107 KB)
  • F050   Classification Proposals (PDF, 4 MB)
  • F060   Filing Rules (PDF, 108 KB)
  • F130   Alternate Class Numbers: Analytics in Collected Sets (PDF, 144 KB)
  • F150   Alternate Class Numbers: Bibliography (PDF, 149 KB)
  • F170   Call Number Changes (PDF, 149 KB)
  • F175   Editions (PDF, 13 KB)
  • F177   Translations (PDF, 21 KB)
  • F180   Reserved Class Numbers (PDF, 77 KB)
  • F185   Obsolete Class Numbers (PDF, 101 KB)
  • F195   Subarrangement Within Disciplines (PDF, 151 KB)
  • F210   Periodicals and Serials (PDF, 132 KB)
  • F220   Periodicals: .A Cutters (PDF, 96 KB)
  • F225   Societies (PDF, 116 KB)
  • F230   Yearbooks (PDF, 96 KB)
  • F240   Congresses (PDF, 126 KB)
  • F250   Collected Works (Nonserial) (PDF, 114 KB)
  • F275   Biography (PDF, 151 KB)
  • F280   General Works (PDF, 128 KB)
  • F290   General Special (PDF, 105 KB)
  • F300   Addresses, Essays, Lectures (PDF, 108 KB)
  • F320   Classification and Time Periods (PDF, 121 KB)
  • F350   Cutter Numbers: Topical Cutters (PDF, 130 KB)
  • F430   Cuttering by Region or Country, A-Z (PDF, 160 KB)
  • F440   Providing Classification Information for Shelflisting (PDF, 144 KB)
  • F475   Abridgments of Individual Works (PDF, 122 KB)
  • F480   Abstracts (PDF, 123 KB)
  • F495   Archival Inventories and Manuscript Catalogs (PDF, 120 KB)
  • F520   Bound-with and Upside-down Books (PDF, 97 KB)
  • F550   City Regions and Metropolitan Areas (PDF, 112 KB)
  • F560   Cartographic Materials (PDF, 114 KB)
  • F565   Comic Books and Graphic Novels (PDF, 133 KB)
  • F570   Commentaries on Individual Works (PDF, 102 KB)
  • F582   Discographies (PDF, 114 KB)
  • F585   Dissertations and Theses (PDF, 96 KB)
  • F587   Ethnic Groups (PDF, 111 KB)
  • F590   Folklore and Folk Literature (PDF, 124 KB)
  • F592   Foreign Relations (PDF, 135 KB)
  • F595   Historic Preservation (PDF, 107 KB)
  • F600   Genealogy (PDF, 108 KB)
  • F603   Government Documents (PDF, 19 KB)
  • F605   Government Officials' Biographies, Speeches, and Papers (PDF, 104 KB)
  • F610   Indexes (PDF, 99 KB)
  • F615   Juvenile Materials (PDF, 134 KB)
  • F618   Legislative Hearings and Reports (PDF, 100 KB)
  • F620   Library of Congress Publications (PDF, 16 KB)
  • F630   Library and Archival Resources (PDF, 113 KB)
  • F632   Literary Authors (PDF, 77 KB)
  • F633   Literary Authors: Subarrangement of Works (PDF, 164 KB)
  • F634   Literary Collections (PDF, 141 KB)
  • F635   Local Court Records (PDF, 103 KB)
  • F650   Microforms (PDF, 110 KB)
  • F710   Software (PDF, 107 KB)
  • F720   Supplementary Works (PDF, 137 KB)
  • F730   Teaching of Particular Subjects (PDF, 111 KB)
  • F750   Washington (D.C.) (PDF, 130 KB)
  • G053   Determining the Call Number (PDF, 107 KB)
  • G055   Call Numbers (PDF, 29 KB)
  • G058   Interpreting the Classification Schedules (PDF, 223 KB)
  • G063   Cutter Numbers (PDF, 176 KB)
  • G065   Preferred Shelflist Order (PDF, 135 KB)
  • G070   Input of LC Call Numbers/Copy Statements (050/051 Fields) (PDF, 149 KB)
  • G100   Filing Rules (PDF, 191 KB)
  • G140   Dates (PDF, 172 KB)
  • G145   Editions (PDF, 123 KB)
  • G150   Translations/Texts in Parallel Languages (PDF, 143 KB)
  • G155   Supplementary Works (PDF, 149 KB)
  • G180   Non-Literary Compilations (PDF, 124 KB)
  • G220   Corporate Bodies (PDF, 187 KB)
  • G230   Conferences, Congresses, Meetings, Etc. (PDF, 168 KB)
  • G240   Societies (PDF, 137 KB)
  • G300   Regions and Countries Table (PDF, 38 KB)
  • G302   U.S. States and Canadian Provinces (PDF, 132 KB)
  • G320   Biography (PDF, 173 KB)
  • G330   Artists (PDF, 131 KB)
  • G340   Criticism/Commentaries (PDF, 27 KB)
  • G350   Title Work Letters in Subclass PZ (PDF, 133 KB)
  • G605   LC-Specific Information (PDF, 110 KB)
  • G610   Basic Shelflisting Procedures (PDF, 159 KB)
  • G615   Designations for Volume, Part, Etc. (PDF, 108 KB)
  • G620   Assignment/Location of Materials (PDF, 168 KB)
  • G622   Assignment/Location of Materials: Asian and AMED (PDF, 169 KB)
  • G630   Reference Assignments (PDF, 102 KB)
  • G640   Forwarding Items to the Dewey Section (PDF, 114 KB)
  • G660   Historical and Obsolete Legends and Symbols (PDF, 164 KB)
  • G670   Shelflist Information Card (SLIC) (PDF, 184 KB)
  • G750   Law and Legal Materials: General (PDF, 37 KB)
  • G760   Law and Legal Materials: Superseded Materials (PDF, 75 KB)
  • G800   Music Materials (PDF, 191 KB)
  • G810   Rare Materials (PDF, 145 KB)

CONSER documentation
  • Module0   Introduction to Continuing Resources (PDF, 375 KB)
  • Module1   Introduction to Serials Cataloging (PDF, 286 KB)
  • Module2   What is a Serial? (PDF, 1 MB)
  • Module3   Preferred Sources and other sources of information (PDF, 908 KB)
  • Module4   Persons, families, and corporate bodies associated with a work (PDF, 943 KB)
  • Module5   Authorized access points for serial works and expressions (PDF, 397 KB)
  • Module6   Title statement (PDF, 2 MB)
  • Module7   Additional authorized access points and variant access points for the title (PDF, 690 KB)
  • Module8   Numbering (PDF, 1 MB)
  • Module9   Edition statement (PDF, 529 KB)
  • Module10   Publication, distribution, etc. (PDF, 801 KB)
  • Module11   Physical attributes (PDF, 305 KB)
  • Module12   Series statements and authorized access points (PDF, 575 KB)
  • Module13   Notes (PDF, 552 KB)
  • Module14   Linking relationships (PDF, 621 KB)
  • Module15   Subject relationships (PDF, 652 KB)
  • Module16   When to create a new description (PDF, 703 KB)
  • Module17   Related work(s) (PDF, 3 MB)
  • Module18   Authorized access points for persons, families, places, and corporate bodies (PDF, 537 KB)
  • Module21   Modifying records (PDF, 693 KB)
  • Module22   Interpreting pre-RDA Serial Cataloging Records (PDF, 652 KB)
  • Module30   Direct access electronic serials (PDF, 951 KB)
  • Module31   Remote access electronic serials (PDF, 1 MB)
  • Module32   Microform and Print On Demand serials (PDF, 1 MB)
  • Module33   Newspapers (PDF, 1 MB)
  • Module34   Legal serials (PDF, 713 KB)
  • module35   Integrating resources (PDF, 7 MB)
  • AppendixA   App. A. Acronyms and Initialisms relating to continuing resources (PDF, 240 KB)
  • AppendixB   App. B. Glossary (PDF, 259 KB)
  • AppendixC   App. C. Select bibliography of works and sources of information useful to serials catalogers (PDF, 324 KB)
  • CEG-A-Program   Section A1: CONSER Program (PDF, 979 KB)
  • A2   Section A2: Overview and Historical Background (PDF, 114 KB)
  • CEG-B-Policies   Section B: Policies and Practices (PDF, 1 MB)
  • CEG-C-1   Section C1: Identifying Authenticated Records (PDF, 779 KB)
  • CEG-C-2   Section C2: Participant Authentication (PDF, 907 KB)
  • CEG-C-3   Section C3: Modifications to LC-Authenticated Records (PDF, 838 KB)
  • CEG-C-4   Section C4: Authority Records (PDF, 190 KB)
  • CEG-C-6   Section C6: Prepublication Records and ISSNs for U.S. Imprints (PDF, 790 KB)
  • CEG-C-7   Section C7: Duplicate Records (PDF, 392 KB)
  • CEG-C-8   Section C8: Record Consolidation/Separation (PDF, 254 KB)
  • CEG-D-Format   Section D: Introduction to Format (PDF, 832 KB)
  • CEG-E-Headings   Section E: Headings (PDF, 920 KB)
  • CEG-E-FixedFields   Section E: Fixed Length Fields (PDF, 750 KB)
  • CEG-E-Leader   Section E: Leader/006/008 (PDF, 2 MB)
  • CEG-E-007   Section E: 007 fields (PDF, 2 MB)
  • CEG-E-Var-Control   Section E: Variable Control fields (PDF, 1 MB)
  • CEG-E-01X-09X   Section E: Variable Data Fields: 01X-09X (PDF, 2 MB)
  • CEG-E-20X-24X   Section E: Title and Title Related Fields: 20X-24X (PDF, 1 MB)
  • CEG-E-250-28X   Section E: Edition, Imprint, etc., Fields: 250-28X (PDF, 1 MB)
  • CEG-E-30X   Section E: Physical Description, etc., Fields: 30X (PDF, 953 KB)
  • CEG-E-4XX   Section E: Series Statements: 4XX (PDF, 869 KB)
  • CEG-E-5XX   Section E: Notes: 5XX (PDF, 2 MB)
  • CEG-588   Section E: Source of Description Note: 588 (PDF, 908 KB)
  • CEG-E-6XX   Section E: Subject Access Fields: 6XX (PDF, 1 MB)
  • CEG-E-700-75X   Section E: Added Entries: 700-75X (PDF, 1 MB)
  • CEG-E-76X-78X   Section E: Linking Entries: 76X-78X (PDF, 2 MB)
  • CEG-E-800-840   Section E: Series Added Entries: 800-840 (PDF, 883 KB)
  • CEG-E-841-88X   Section E: Holdings, Alternate Graphics, etc.,: 841-88X (PDF, 951 KB)
  • CEG-E-89X   Section E: LC Local Holdings: 89X (PDF, 779 KB)
  • CEG-E-9XX   Section E: Local Copy Information: 9XX (PDF, 835 KB)
  • CEG_sectionF_appA   Appendix A: Fields Not Included in the CEG (PDF, 765 KB)
  • CEG_sectionF_appB   Appendix B: Fields Not Included by the MARC Distribution Services (PDF, 701 KB)
  • CEG_sectionF_appC   Appendix C: Punctuation Supplied by OCLC (PDF, 720 KB)
  • CEG_sectionF_appL   Appendix L: Regular Print Records (PDF, 931 KB)
  • CEG_SectionF_appP   Appendix P: Library of Congress Control Number and Library of Congress Card Numbering System (PDF, 386 KB)
  • CEG_Update_20   (PDF, 1 MB)
  • CEG_Update_19   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • CEG_Update_18   (PDF, 333 KB)
  • CEG_Update_17   (PDF, 910 KB)
  • appendixE   (PDF, 434 KB)

Descriptive Cataloging Manual (DCM)
  • B04   (PDF, 153 KB)
  • B05   B5 - Full document not yet available (PDF, 98 KB)
  • B05-10-appendix-5   B5.10 (Appendix 5): Guidelines for Language Codes; Government Publication Codes (PDF, 77 KB)
  • B05-14-appendix-9   B5.14 (Appendix 9): Publication, Etc. Date Codes for Monographs (PDF, 38 KB)
  • B06   (PDF, 202 KB)
  • B09   (PDF, 208 KB)
  • B11   (PDF, 138 KB)
  • B13   B13 - Document not yet available (PDF, 96 KB)
  • B15   (PDF, 189 KB)
  • B16   (PDF, 367 KB)
  • B17   (PDF, 260 KB)
  • B18   (PDF, 287 KB)
  • B20   (PDF, 36 KB)
  • B21   (PDF, 209 KB)
  • C01   (PDF, 206 KB)
  • C03   (PDF, 189 KB)
  • C05   (PDF, 109 KB)
  • C06   (PDF, 238 KB)
  • C07   (PDF, 246 KB)
  • C08   (PDF, 182 KB)
  • C12   (PDF, 238 KB)
  • C14   (PDF, 385 KB)
  • C16   (PDF, 253 KB)
  • C17   (PDF, 198 KB)
  • C18   (PDF, 188 KB)
  • D08   (PDF, 680 KB)
  • D22   (PDF, 201 KB)
  • E01   (PDF, 424 KB)
  • E02   (PDF, 349 KB)
  • E03   (PDF, 213 KB)
  • E04   (PDF, 148 KB)
  • M01   (PDF, 253 KB)
  • M03   (PDF, 129 KB)
  • M04   (PDF, 331 KB)
  • M05   (PDF, 43 KB)
  • M06   (PDF, 269 KB)
  • M07   (PDF, 197 KB)
  • S01   (PDF, 276 KB)
  • Z01   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • Z12   (PDF, 130 KB)
  • ZAU   (PDF, 1 MB)

Library of Congress Controlled Vocabularies
  • LCSH44-Main-intro   (PDF, 340 KB)
  • NUMERALS   (PDF, 149 KB)
  • A   (PDF, 3 MB)
  • B   (PDF, 3 MB)
  • C   (PDF, 5 MB)
  • D   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • E   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • F   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • G   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • H   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • I   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • J   (PDF, 776 KB)
  • K   (PDF, 1 MB)
  • L   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • M   (PDF, 4 MB)
  • N   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • O   (PDF, 1 MB)
  • P   (PDF, 4 MB)
  • Q   (PDF, 293 KB)
  • R   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • S   (PDF, 5 MB)
  • T   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • U   (PDF, 657 KB)
  • V   (PDF, 966 KB)
  • W   (PDF, 2 MB)
  • X   (PDF, 152 KB)
  • Y   (PDF, 381 KB)
  • Z   (PDF, 302 KB)

Library of Congress Controlled Vocabularies Manuals
  • Introduction-to-LCDGT   Introduction (PDF, 166 KB)
  • L400   Ethics and Demographic Group Terms (PDF, 207 KB)
  • L405   Categories of Terms (PDF, 158 KB)
  • L410   Broader and Narrower Term References (PDF, 417 KB)
  • L415   Related Term References (PDF, 185 KB)
  • L420   “Used for” References (PDF, 499 KB)
  • L425   History Notes (PDF, 272 KB)
  • L430   Scope Notes (PDF, 321 KB)
  • L435   When to Propose a New Demographic Term (PDF, 209 KB)
  • L440   Authority Research and Citations for LCDGT Proposals (PDF, 237 KB)
  • L445   Form of Authorized Term (PDF, 205 KB)
  • L450   Parenthetical Qualifiers (PDF, 160 KB)
  • L455   Submitting New LCDGT Proposals (PDF, 400 KB)
  • L460   Changing References in Demographic Group Authority Records (PDF, 340 KB)
  • L465   Changing a Term or Deleting a Demographic Group Authority Record (PDF, 358 KB)
  • L470   Evaluation of LCDGT Proposals (PDF, 301 KB)
  • L475   Maintenance of LCDGT (PDF, 315 KB)
  • L480   Assignment of Terms: Audience Characteristics (PDF, 341 KB)
  • L485   Assignment of Terms: Creator Characteristics (PDF, 356 KB)
  • L490   Assignment of Terms: Entity Attributes for Persons (PDF, 331 KB)
  • L495   Order of Demographic Group Terms (PDF, 174 KB)
  • L500   Age Category (PDF, 268 KB)
  • L505   Educational Level Category (PDF, 332 KB)
  • L510   Ethnic/Cultural Category (PDF, 415 KB)
  • L515   Language Category (PDF, 350 KB)
  • L520   Medical, Psychological, and Disability Category (PDF, 207 KB)
  • L525   National/Regional Category (PDF, 242 KB)
  • L530   Occupation/Field of Activity Category (PDF, 439 KB)
  • L535   Religion Category (PDF, 331 KB)
  • L540   Social Category (PDF, 343 KB)
  • L545   MARC Authority Records for LC Demographic Group Terms (PDF, 187 KB)
  • L550   MARC Coding for Audience in Bibliographic and Work Authority Records (PDF, 174 KB)
  • L555   MARC Coding for Creators in Bibliographic and Work Authority Records (PDF, 196 KB)
  • L560   MARC Coding for Entity Attributes in Personal Name Authority Records (PDF, 166 KB)
  • Appendix-A   Appendix A: Abbreviations (PDF, 86 KB)
  • Appendix-B   Appendix B: Capitalization (PDF, 161 KB)
  • Appendix-C   Appendix C: Diacritics and Special Characters (PDF, 327 KB)
  • Appendix-D   Appendix D: Punctuation (PDF, 86 KB)
  • Appendix-E   Appendix E: History of LCDGT (PDF, 242 KB)
  • Appendix-F   Appendix F: Extended Examples (PDF, 227 KB)
  • 2022-LCGFT-intro   Introduction to Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms (PDF, 193 KB)
  • J105   MARC Coding of LC Genre/Form Terms Assigned in Bibliographic and Authority Records (PDF, 336 KB)
  • J107   MARC Authority Records for LC Genre/Form Terms (PDF, 261 KB)
  • J110   Assigning Genre/Form Terms (PDF, 301 KB)
  • J113   Order of Genre/Form Terms (PDF, 553 KB)
  • J120   When to Establish a New Genre/Form Term (PDF, 564 KB)
  • J130   Changing a Term or Deleting a Genre/Form Authority Record (PDF, 732 KB)
  • J132   Deleted Term Information (PDF, 526 KB)
  • J135   Changing References in Genre/Form Authority Records (PDF, 582 KB)
  • J140   Preparation of Genre/Form Term Proposals (PDF, 498 KB)
  • J160   Authority Research for Genre/Form Term Proposals (PDF, 288 KB)
  • J162   Citation of Sources (PDF, 745 KB)
  • J170   History Notes (PDF, 203 KB)
  • J180   Form of Authorized Genre/Form Term (PDF, 605 KB)
  • J183   Parenthetical Qualifiers in Genre/Form Terms (PDF, 599 KB)
  • J186   Broader Term References (PDF, 848 KB)
  • J188   Related Term References (PDF, 748 KB)
  • J190   “Used for” References (PDF, 696 KB)
  • J195   Scope Notes (PDF, 685 KB)
  • J210   Artistic and Visual Works (PDF, 618 KB)
  • J230   Legislation and Legislative Histories (PDF, 615 KB)
  • J235   Literature (PDF, 615 KB)
  • J240   Moving Images (PDF, 616 KB)
  • J270   Radio Programs (PDF, 601 KB)
  • AppendixA   Appendix A: Abbreviations (PDF, 464 KB)
  • AppendixB   Appendix B: Capitalization (PDF, 549 KB)
  • AppendixC   Appendix C: Diacritics and Special Characters (PDF, 608 KB)
  • AppendixD   Appendix D: Punctuation (PDF, 386 KB)
  • 2022-LCMPT-intro   Introduction to Medium of Performance Thesaurus for Music (PDF, 219 KB)
  • M606   MARC Authority Records for LC Medium of Performance Terms (PDF, 97 KB)
  • M620   When to Establish a New Medium of Performance Term (PDF, 23 KB)
  • M622   Changing a Term or Deleting a Medium of Performance Authority Record (PDF, 53 KB)
  • M625   Deleted Term Information (PDF, 23 KB)
  • M630   Changing References in Authority Records for Mediums of Performance (PDF, 32 KB)
  • M634   Preparation of Medium of Performance Term Proposals (PDF, 185 KB)
  • M638   Authority Research for Medium of Performance Proposals (PDF, 71 KB)
  • M641   Citation of Sources (PDF, 38 KB)
  • M645   History Notes (PDF, 172 KB)
  • M650   Form of Authorized Medium of Performance Term (PDF, 30 KB)
  • M654   Parenthetical Qualifiers (PDF, 36 KB)
  • M656   Related Term References (PDF, 36 KB)
  • M657   “Used for” References (PDF, 62 KB)
  • M658   Broader Term References (PDF, 44 KB)
  • M660   Scope Notes (PDF, 33 KB)
  • AppendixA   Appendix A: Abbreviations (PDF, 31 KB)
  • AppendixB   Appendix B: Capitalization (PDF, 42 KB)
  • AppendixC   Appendix C: Diacritics and Special Characters (PDF, 118 KB)
  • AppendixD   Appendix D: Punctuation (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H0040   Library of Congress Subject Authority Records (PDF, 64 KB)
  • H0080   Order of Subject Headings (PDF, 20 KB)
  • H0150   Partial Title Added Entries (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H0160   Uncontrolled Subject Terms in the 653 Field (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H0165   Subject Heading Changes in Bibliographic Records (PDF, 620 KB)
  • H0170   CONSER and BIBCO Standard Records (PDF, 134 KB)
  • H0175   Editions (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H0178   Serials (PDF, 20 KB)
  • H0180   Assigning and Constructing Subject Headings (PDF, 54 KB)
  • H0181   Arabic/Persian Subject Headings (PDF, 169 KB)
  • H0182   Chinese/Japanese/Korean Subject Headings (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H0184   Subject Headings Identical to Descriptive Access Points (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H0187   When to Establish a New Topical Heading (PDF, 19 KB)
  • H0193   Changing a Heading or Deleting a Subject Authority Record (PDF, 739 KB)
  • H0193_5   Deleted Heading Information (PDF, 57 KB)
  • H0194   Providing for Geographic Subdivision of Existing Subject Headings (PDF, 634 KB)
  • H0195   Changing References in Subject Authority Records (PDF, 545 KB)
  • H0196   Changing Class Numbers in Subject Authority Records (PDF, 465 KB)
  • H0200   Preparation of Subject Heading Proposals (PDF, 474 KB)
  • H0202   Authority Research for Subject Heading Proposals (PDF, 406 KB)
  • H0203   Citation of Sources (PDF, 319 KB)
  • H0204   Evaluating Subject Proposals (PDF, 62 KB)
  • H0205   Establishing New Subdivisions Having General Application (PDF, 22 KB)
  • H0225   History Notes (PDF, 218 KB)
  • H0250   Music Heading Authority Records (PDF, 176 KB)
  • H0285   Singular vs. Plural Forms in Subject Headings (PDF, 24 KB)
  • H0290   Articles in the Initial Position (PDF, 24 KB)
  • H0306   Natural Language in Topical Subject Headings (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H0310   [ . . . ] and [ . . . ]Headings (PDF, 58 KB)
  • H0315   Foreign Terms (PDF, 20 KB)
  • H0320   Headings Qualified by Nationality, Ethnic Group, Language, etc. (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H0350   Nationality Designation of Classes of Persons (PDF, 171 KB)
  • H0351   Ethnic Qualifiers (PDF, 29 KB)
  • H0357   Parenthetical Qualifiers in Subject Headings (PDF, 50 KB)
  • H0360   [ . . . ] as [ . . . ]Headings (PDF, 44 KB)
  • H0362   Free-Floating Terms and Phrases (PDF, 54 KB)
  • H0364   Authorization for Geographic Subdivision (PDF, 174 KB)
  • H0365   Library of Congress Classification Numbers in Subject Authority Records (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H0370   Broader Terms, Narrower Terms, and Related Terms (PDF, 271 KB)
  • H0371   General See Also References (PDF, 56 KB)
  • H0373   Used for References (PDF, 78 KB)
  • H0374   General See References (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H0375   [Topic]-[Place] Broader Term References (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H0400   Scope Notes (PDF, 69 KB)
  • H0405   Establishing Certain Entities in the Name or Subject Authority File (PDF, 307 KB)
  • H0430   Name Headings as Subjects (PDF, 66 KB)
  • H0432   Subject Usage Information in Name Authority Records (PDF, 22 KB)
  • H0436   Provisional Name Headings (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H0460   Name Changes in Non-Jurisdictional Corporate Bodies (PDF, 114 KB)
  • H0475   Subdividing Corporate Name Headings by Place (PDF, 51 KB)
  • H0620   Chronological Headings and Subdivision (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H0690   Formulating Geographic Headings (PDF, 382 KB)
  • H0708   Linear Jurisdictional Name Changes in Name Authority Records (PDF, 607 KB)
  • H0710   Jurisdictional Mergers and Splits (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H0713   First Order Political Divisions of Countries (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H0715   Extinct Cities (PDF, 69 KB)
  • H0720   City Sections (PDF, 124 KB)
  • H0760   Geographic Regions (PDF, 168 KB)
  • H0790   Areas Associated with Cities (PDF, 55 KB)
  • H0800   Rivers, Valleys, Watersheds, etc. (PDF, 57 KB)
  • H0807   Islands (PDF, 177 KB)
  • H0810   Qualification of Geographic Headings (PDF, 58 KB)
  • H0830   Geographic Subdivision (PDF, 792 KB)
  • H0832   Geographic Subdivision to the City Level (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H0835   Geographic Subdivision Information in Name Authority Records (PDF, 20 KB)
  • H0836   Geographic Subdivision Information in Subject Authority Records (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H0860   Subdivisions Further Subdivided by Place (PDF, 337 KB)
  • H0870   Interposition of Geographic Subdivisions (PDF, 171 KB)
  • H0910   Place as a Theme in Art, Literature, Motion Pictures, etc. (PDF, 164 KB)
  • H0925   China and Taiwan (PDF, 164 KB)
  • H0928   Congo (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H0945   Germany (PDF, 29 KB)
  • H0955   Great Britain (PDF, 54 KB)
  • H0975   Hawaii (PDF, 43 KB)
  • H0978   Hong Kong (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H0980   Jerusalem, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights, West Bank, and Palestine (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H0985   Latin America (PDF, 141 KB)
  • H0987   Malaysia and Malaya (PDF, 47 KB)
  • H0990   New York (N.Y.) (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H1023   Soviet Union (PDF, 38 KB)
  • H1045   Vatican City (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H1050   Washington (D.C.) (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H1055   Yugoslavia (PDF, 13 KB)
  • H1075   Subdivisions (PDF, 65 KB)
  • H1078   Dates in Subdivisions for Specific Events (PDF, 22 KB)
  • H1090   Multiple Subdivisions (PDF, 116 KB)
  • H1095   Free-floating subdivisions (PDF, 471 KB)
  • H1100   Classes of Persons (PDF, 63 KB)
  • H1103   Ethnic Groups (PDF, 391 KB)
  • H1105   Corporate Bodies (PDF, 266 KB)
  • H1110   Names of Persons (PDF, 409 KB)
  • H1120   Names of Families (PDF, 204 KB)
  • H1140   Names of Places (PDF, 259 KB)
  • H1145_5   Bodies of Water (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H1146   Subdivisions Controlled by Pattern Headings (PDF, 176 KB)
  • H1147   Animals (PDF, 737 KB)
  • H1148   Art (PDF, 696 KB)
  • H1149   Chemicals (PDF, 67 KB)
  • H1149_5   Colonies (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H1150   Diseases (PDF, 586 KB)
  • H1151   Individual Educational Institutions (PDF, 141 KB)
  • H1151_5   Types of Educational Institutions (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1153   Industries (PDF, 43 KB)
  • H1154   Languages (PDF, 312 KB)
  • H1154_5   Legal Topics (PDF, 683 KB)
  • H1155   Legislative Bodies (PDF, 34 KB)
  • H1155_2   Groups of Literary Authors (PDF, 24 KB)
  • H1155_6   Literary Works Entered Under Author (PDF, 695 KB)
  • H1155_8   Literary Works Entered Under Title (PDF, 139 KB)
  • H1156   Literatures (PDF, 269 KB)
  • H1158   Materials (PDF, 64 KB)
  • H1159   Military Services (PDF, 299 KB)
  • H1160   Musical Compositions (PDF, 313 KB)
  • H1161   Musical Instruments (PDF, 34 KB)
  • H1164   Organs and Regions of the Body (PDF, 66 KB)
  • H1180   Plants and Crops (PDF, 83 KB)
  • H1185   Religions (PDF, 254 KB)
  • H1186   Religious and Monastic Orders (PDF, 24 KB)
  • H1187   Christian Denominations (PDF, 216 KB)
  • H1188   Sacred Works (PDF, 270 KB)
  • H1195   Land Vehicles (PDF, 67 KB)
  • H1200   Wars (PDF, 329 KB)
  • H1205   Abstracts (PDF, 25 KB)
  • H1206_5   Acronyms (PDF, 38 KB)
  • H1210   Addresses, Essays, Lectures (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H1210_5   Aerial and Space Photography (PDF, 25 KB)
  • H1211   Airports (PDF, 25 KB)
  • H1223   Arabs (PDF, 18 KB)
  • H1225   Archaeological Works (PDF, 65 KB)
  • H1230   Archives and Archival Resources (PDF, 146 KB)
  • H1250   Art and Fine Art (PDF, 94 KB)
  • H1255   Artistic Photography (PDF, 38 KB)
  • H1265   Awards (PDF, 158 KB)
  • H1285   Battles (PDF, 166 KB)
  • H1295   Bible: Special Topics (PDF, 162 KB)
  • H1300   Bible and Other Sacred Works (PDF, 152 KB)
  • H1322   Bibliographies about Individual Persons (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H1325   Bibliography of Bibliographies (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1328   Bio-bibliography (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H1330   Biography (PDF, 176 KB)
  • H1332   Biological Names (PDF, 52 KB)
  • H1333   Books and Reading (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H1333_5   Boundaries (PDF, 37 KB)
  • H1334   Buildings and Other Structures (PDF, 72 KB)
  • H1334_5   Buildings and Structures in Cities: Assignment of Headings (PDF, 690 KB)
  • H1350   Case Studies and Cases (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H1360   Catalogs (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H1361   Catalogs of Library Materials (PDF, 66 KB)
  • H1365   Cemeteries (PDF, 129 KB)
  • H1366   Census (PDF, 165 KB)
  • H1366_5   Choreographic Works (PDF, 93 KB)
  • H1367   Chronology (PDF, 156 KB)
  • H1370   Civilization (PDF, 59 KB)
  • H1412   Classical and Ancient Works (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H1425   Collected Works and Collections (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H1427   Collections of Objects (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H1430   Comics and Comic Characters (PDF, 394 KB)
  • H1430-clean   Comics and Comic Characters - Clean Copy (PDF, 380 KB)
  • H1435   Commentaries on Individual Works (PDF, 185 KB)
  • H1438   Composers and Works about Music of Individual Composers (PDF, 157 KB)
  • H1460   Congresses (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H1465   Constitutions (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H1468   Contracts (PDF, 25 KB)
  • H1472   Controversial Literature (PDF, 140 KB)
  • H1475   Cooking and Cookbooks (PDF, 67 KB)
  • H1480   Correspondence of Individual Persons (PDF, 59 KB)
  • H1510   Cross-Cultural Studies (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1520   Databases (PDF, 66 KB)
  • H1530   Description and Travel (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H1532   Design and Construction (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H1538   Diaries (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H1540   Dictionaries (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H1550   Digests (PDF, 34 KB)
  • H1558   Directories (PDF, 51 KB)
  • H1560   Disasters, Riots, Demonstrations, etc. (PDF, 68 KB)
  • H1564   Discovery and Exploration (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H1570   Dissertations and Theses (PDF, 44 KB)
  • H1572   Dwellings with Extensive Grounds (PDF, 149 KB)
  • H1574   Dynasties, Royal Houses, etc. (PDF, 170 KB)
  • H1576   Early Works (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H1578   Economic Conditions (PDF, 44 KB)
  • H1579   Education (PDF, 58 KB)
  • H1580   Effect of One Topic on Another (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H1580_5   Electronic Serials (PDF, 41 KB)
  • H1581   Emigration and Immigration (PDF, 301 KB)
  • H1591   Evaluation (PDF, 44 KB)
  • H1592   Events (PDF, 83 KB)
  • H1593   Exhibitions (PDF, 164 KB)
  • H1595   Facsimiles (PDF, 140 KB)
  • H1600   Festschriften (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H1610   Fictitious Characters (PDF, 61 KB)
  • H1624   Finance (PDF, 29 KB)
  • H1627   Folklore (PDF, 194 KB)
  • H1628   Forecasting (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H1629_5   Forenames and Surnames (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1629   Foreign Relations (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H1630   Gazetteers (PDF, 25 KB)
  • H1631   Genealogy and Family Names (PDF, 283 KB)
  • H1631_5   Family Names: Headings and References (PDF, 320 KB)
  • H1635   Gods and Mythological Figures (PDF, 56 KB)
  • H1636   Gods of Greek and Roman Mythology (PDF, 86 KB)
  • H1642   Government Policy (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H1643   Government Publications (PDF, 39 KB)
  • H1645   Guidebooks (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H1646   Handbooks, Manuals, etc. (PDF, 37 KB)
  • H1647   History (PDF, 50 KB)
  • H1659   Illustrations (PDF, 156 KB)
  • H1660   Imprints (PDF, 38 KB)
  • H1670   Indexes (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H1673   Industries Based on Products (PDF, 38 KB)
  • H1675   Influence of One Topic on Another (PDF, 53 KB)
  • H1675_5   Information Services (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1676   Inquisition (PDF, 132 KB)
  • H1676_5   Inspection (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H1678   Interviews (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H1680   Islam (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H1690   Juvenile Materials (PDF, 41 KB)
  • H1705   Legal Materials: Law and Legislation and Other Subdivisions (PDF, 17 KB)
  • H1710   Legal Materials: Legal Research (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H1715   Legal Materials: Legislation (PDF, 150 KB)
  • H1718   Legal Materials: Systems of Law (PDF, 782 KB)
  • H1720   Legends and Stories about Animals (PDF, 20 KB)
  • H1775   Literature: General (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1780   Literature: Drama (PDF, 156 KB)
  • H1790   Literature: Fiction (PDF, 309 KB)
  • H1795   Literature: Legends and Romances (PDF, 62 KB)
  • H1800   Literature: Poetry (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H1828   Literature from One Place in Multiple Languages (PDF, 37 KB)
  • H1845   Local History and Genealogical Source Materials (PDF, 50 KB)
  • H1848   Longitudinal Studies (PDF, 34 KB)
  • H1855   Manuscripts (PDF, 227 KB)
  • H1865   Maps and Atlases (PDF, 29 KB)
  • H1870   Marketing (PDF, 22 KB)
  • H1890   Mental Health and Mental Health Services (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H1893   Microforms (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H1895   Miniature Books (PDF, 37 KB)
  • H1910   Miscellanea (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H1913   Moving Image Genre/Form Terms (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H1916   Museums (PDF, 141 KB)
  • H1916_3   Music: General (PDF, 34 KB)
  • H1916_5   Music: Jazz and Popular Music (PDF, 35 KB)
  • H1917   Music of Ethnic, National, and Religious Groups (PDF, 788 KB)
  • H1917_5   Music Form/Genre Headings: Medium of Performance (PDF, 332 KB)
  • H1918   Musical Instruments (PDF, 73 KB)
  • H1919   Name and Names (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H1919_5   Nationalities (PDF, 367 KB)
  • H1920   Newspapers on Special Topics and Ethnic Newspapers (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H1925   Parks, Reserves, National Monuments, etc. (PDF, 55 KB)
  • H1927   Periodicals (PDF, 139 KB)
  • H1928   Personal Narratives (PDF, 52 KB)
  • H1929   Philosophy (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H1935   Pictorial Works (PDF, 47 KB)
  • H1942   Politics and Government (PDF, 166 KB)
  • H1943_5   Popular Works (PDF, 39 KB)
  • H1945   Postage Stamps on Specific Topics (PDF, 47 KB)
  • H1945_5   Posters (PDF, 41 KB)
  • H1949   Professional Ethics (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H1955   Public Opinion (PDF, 39 KB)
  • H1965   Publishers' Catalogs (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H1969   Quotations and Maxims (PDF, 54 KB)
  • H1969_5   Radio Genre/Form Terms (PDF, 165 KB)
  • H1970   Railroads (PDF, 144 KB)
  • H1975   Readers (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H1980   Reference Books (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H1995   Regimental Histories (PDF, 138 KB)
  • H1996   Relations and Military Relations (PDF, 456 KB)
  • H1997   Religion (PDF, 61 KB)
  • H1998   Religious Aspects of Topics (PDF, 158 KB)
  • H2015   Religious Denominations or Religions as Subdivisions (PDF, 147 KB)
  • H2015_5   Religious Life (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H2016   Religious Life and Customs (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H2020   Research (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H2021   Reviews (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H2032   Sermons (PDF, 58 KB)
  • H2040   Simulation Methods in Special Fields (PDF, 24 KB)
  • H2055   Social Conditions (PDF, 44 KB)
  • H2057   Social Life and Customs (PDF, 39 KB)
  • H2060   Societies (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H2070   Software and Works about Software (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H2075   Songs and Music (PDF, 172 KB)
  • H2080   Sources (PDF, 63 KB)
  • H2083   Specifications (PDF, 39 KB)
  • H2095   Statistics (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H2098   Streets and Roads (PDF, 83 KB)
  • H2100   Strikes and Lockouts (PDF, 190 KB)
  • H2110   Study and Teaching (PDF, 175 KB)
  • H2145   Supplementary Works (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H2149   Surveys (PDF, 29 KB)
  • H2160   Tables (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H2184   Terms and Phrases (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H2185   Territories and Possessions (PDF, 139 KB)
  • H2186   Testing (PDF, 179 KB)
  • H2187   Textbooks (PDF, 43 KB)
  • H2190   Texts (PDF, 41 KB)
  • H2217   Training (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H2219   Translating (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H2220   Translations (PDF, 145 KB)
  • H2225   Transportation (PDF, 31 KB)
  • H2227   Treaties (PDF, 236 KB)
  • H2228   Trials (PDF, 66 KB)
  • H2230   Visual Materials and Non-Music Sound Recordings (PDF, 159 KB)
  • H2232   Vocational Guidance (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H2400   Yearbooks (PDF, 22 KB)
  • Glossary   (PDF, 146 KB)
  • Appenda   Abbreviations (PDF, 180 KB)
  • Appendb   Capitalization (PDF, 61 KB)
  • Appendc   Diacritics and Special Characters (PDF, 239 KB)
  • Appendd   Punctuation (PDF, 156 KB)
  • Appende   Geographic Area Codes (PDF, 236 KB)
  • Appendf   Subject-Related Codes in Field 008 - Books (PDF, 36 KB)
  • Appendg   Subject-Related Codes in Field 008 - Continuing Resources (Serials) (PDF, 28 KB)

Library of Congress Filing Rules

MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data

MARC 21 Format for Authority Data
  • ZAU   (PDF, 1 MB)

MARC 21 Format for Holdings Data

MARC 21 Format for Classification Data

MARC 21 Format for Community Information

Moving Image Genre-form Guide

Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Documentation

Resource Description & Access (RDA) Metadata Guidance Documentation (MGDs) - Do not use!! Not yet implemented.
The MGDs should not be used in PCC cataloging until an implementation date for the adoption of the Official RDA Toolkit has been determined. The PCC Will Have a Rolling Implementation of Official RDA from May 1, 2024 to April 30, 2027

Subject Headings Manual (SHM)
  • H0040   Library of Congress Subject Authority Records (PDF, 64 KB)
  • H0080   Order of Subject Headings (PDF, 20 KB)
  • H0150   Partial Title Added Entries (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H0160   Uncontrolled Subject Terms in the 653 Field (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H0165   Subject Heading Changes in Bibliographic Records (PDF, 620 KB)
  • H0170   CONSER and BIBCO Standard Records (PDF, 134 KB)
  • H0175   Editions (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H0178   Serials (PDF, 20 KB)
  • H0180   Assigning and Constructing Subject Headings (PDF, 54 KB)
  • H0181   Arabic/Persian Subject Headings (PDF, 169 KB)
  • H0182   Chinese/Japanese/Korean Subject Headings (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H0184   Subject Headings Identical to Descriptive Access Points (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H0187   When to Establish a New Topical Heading (PDF, 19 KB)
  • H0193   Changing a Heading or Deleting a Subject Authority Record (PDF, 739 KB)
  • H0193_5   Deleted Heading Information (PDF, 57 KB)
  • H0194   Providing for Geographic Subdivision of Existing Subject Headings (PDF, 634 KB)
  • H0195   Changing References in Subject Authority Records (PDF, 545 KB)
  • H0196   Changing Class Numbers in Subject Authority Records (PDF, 465 KB)
  • H0200   Preparation of Subject Heading Proposals (PDF, 474 KB)
  • H0202   Authority Research for Subject Heading Proposals (PDF, 406 KB)
  • H0203   Citation of Sources (PDF, 319 KB)
  • H0204   Evaluating Subject Proposals (PDF, 62 KB)
  • H0205   Establishing New Subdivisions Having General Application (PDF, 22 KB)
  • H0225   History Notes (PDF, 218 KB)
  • H0250   Music Heading Authority Records (PDF, 176 KB)
  • H0285   Singular vs. Plural Forms in Subject Headings (PDF, 24 KB)
  • H0290   Articles in the Initial Position (PDF, 24 KB)
  • H0306   Natural Language in Topical Subject Headings (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H0310   [ . . . ] and [ . . . ]Headings (PDF, 58 KB)
  • H0315   Foreign Terms (PDF, 20 KB)
  • H0320   Headings Qualified by Nationality, Ethnic Group, Language, etc. (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H0350   Nationality Designation of Classes of Persons (PDF, 171 KB)
  • H0351   Ethnic Qualifiers (PDF, 29 KB)
  • H0357   Parenthetical Qualifiers in Subject Headings (PDF, 50 KB)
  • H0360   [ . . . ] as [ . . . ]Headings (PDF, 44 KB)
  • H0362   Free-Floating Terms and Phrases (PDF, 54 KB)
  • H0364   Authorization for Geographic Subdivision (PDF, 174 KB)
  • H0365   Library of Congress Classification Numbers in Subject Authority Records (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H0370   Broader Terms, Narrower Terms, and Related Terms (PDF, 271 KB)
  • H0371   General See Also References (PDF, 56 KB)
  • H0373   Used for References (PDF, 78 KB)
  • H0374   General See References (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H0375   [Topic]-[Place] Broader Term References (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H0400   Scope Notes (PDF, 69 KB)
  • H0405   Establishing Certain Entities in the Name or Subject Authority File (PDF, 307 KB)
  • H0430   Name Headings as Subjects (PDF, 66 KB)
  • H0432   Subject Usage Information in Name Authority Records (PDF, 22 KB)
  • H0436   Provisional Name Headings (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H0460   Name Changes in Non-Jurisdictional Corporate Bodies (PDF, 114 KB)
  • H0475   Subdividing Corporate Name Headings by Place (PDF, 51 KB)
  • H0620   Chronological Headings and Subdivision (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H0690   Formulating Geographic Headings (PDF, 382 KB)
  • H0708   Linear Jurisdictional Name Changes in Name Authority Records (PDF, 607 KB)
  • H0710   Jurisdictional Mergers and Splits (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H0713   First Order Political Divisions of Countries (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H0715   Extinct Cities (PDF, 69 KB)
  • H0720   City Sections (PDF, 124 KB)
  • H0760   Geographic Regions (PDF, 168 KB)
  • H0790   Areas Associated with Cities (PDF, 55 KB)
  • H0800   Rivers, Valleys, Watersheds, etc. (PDF, 57 KB)
  • H0807   Islands (PDF, 177 KB)
  • H0810   Qualification of Geographic Headings (PDF, 58 KB)
  • H0830   Geographic Subdivision (PDF, 792 KB)
  • H0832   Geographic Subdivision to the City Level (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H0835   Geographic Subdivision Information in Name Authority Records (PDF, 20 KB)
  • H0836   Geographic Subdivision Information in Subject Authority Records (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H0860   Subdivisions Further Subdivided by Place (PDF, 337 KB)
  • H0870   Interposition of Geographic Subdivisions (PDF, 171 KB)
  • H0910   Place as a Theme in Art, Literature, Motion Pictures, etc. (PDF, 164 KB)
  • H0925   China and Taiwan (PDF, 164 KB)
  • H0928   Congo (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H0945   Germany (PDF, 29 KB)
  • H0955   Great Britain (PDF, 54 KB)
  • H0975   Hawaii (PDF, 43 KB)
  • H0978   Hong Kong (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H0980   Jerusalem, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights, West Bank, and Palestine (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H0985   Latin America (PDF, 141 KB)
  • H0987   Malaysia and Malaya (PDF, 47 KB)
  • H0990   New York (N.Y.) (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H1023   Soviet Union (PDF, 38 KB)
  • H1045   Vatican City (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H1050   Washington (D.C.) (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H1055   Yugoslavia (PDF, 13 KB)
  • H1075   Subdivisions (PDF, 65 KB)
  • H1078   Dates in Subdivisions for Specific Events (PDF, 22 KB)
  • H1090   Multiple Subdivisions (PDF, 116 KB)
  • H1095   Free-floating subdivisions (PDF, 471 KB)
  • H1100   Classes of Persons (PDF, 63 KB)
  • H1103   Ethnic Groups (PDF, 391 KB)
  • H1105   Corporate Bodies (PDF, 266 KB)
  • H1110   Names of Persons (PDF, 409 KB)
  • H1120   Names of Families (PDF, 204 KB)
  • H1140   Names of Places (PDF, 259 KB)
  • H1145_5   Bodies of Water (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H1146   Subdivisions Controlled by Pattern Headings (PDF, 176 KB)
  • H1147   Animals (PDF, 737 KB)
  • H1148   Art (PDF, 696 KB)
  • H1149   Chemicals (PDF, 67 KB)
  • H1149_5   Colonies (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H1150   Diseases (PDF, 586 KB)
  • H1151   Individual Educational Institutions (PDF, 141 KB)
  • H1151_5   Types of Educational Institutions (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1153   Industries (PDF, 43 KB)
  • H1154   Languages (PDF, 312 KB)
  • H1154_5   Legal Topics (PDF, 683 KB)
  • H1155   Legislative Bodies (PDF, 34 KB)
  • H1155_2   Groups of Literary Authors (PDF, 24 KB)
  • H1155_6   Literary Works Entered Under Author (PDF, 695 KB)
  • H1155_8   Literary Works Entered Under Title (PDF, 139 KB)
  • H1156   Literatures (PDF, 269 KB)
  • H1158   Materials (PDF, 64 KB)
  • H1159   Military Services (PDF, 299 KB)
  • H1160   Musical Compositions (PDF, 313 KB)
  • H1161   Musical Instruments (PDF, 34 KB)
  • H1164   Organs and Regions of the Body (PDF, 66 KB)
  • H1180   Plants and Crops (PDF, 83 KB)
  • H1185   Religions (PDF, 254 KB)
  • H1186   Religious and Monastic Orders (PDF, 24 KB)
  • H1187   Christian Denominations (PDF, 216 KB)
  • H1188   Sacred Works (PDF, 270 KB)
  • H1195   Land Vehicles (PDF, 67 KB)
  • H1200   Wars (PDF, 329 KB)
  • H1205   Abstracts (PDF, 25 KB)
  • H1206_5   Acronyms (PDF, 38 KB)
  • H1210   Addresses, Essays, Lectures (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H1210_5   Aerial and Space Photography (PDF, 25 KB)
  • H1211   Airports (PDF, 25 KB)
  • H1223   Arabs (PDF, 18 KB)
  • H1225   Archaeological Works (PDF, 65 KB)
  • H1230   Archives and Archival Resources (PDF, 146 KB)
  • H1250   Art and Fine Art (PDF, 94 KB)
  • H1255   Artistic Photography (PDF, 38 KB)
  • H1265   Awards (PDF, 158 KB)
  • H1285   Battles (PDF, 166 KB)
  • H1295   Bible: Special Topics (PDF, 162 KB)
  • H1300   Bible and Other Sacred Works (PDF, 152 KB)
  • H1322   Bibliographies about Individual Persons (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H1325   Bibliography of Bibliographies (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1328   Bio-bibliography (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H1330   Biography (PDF, 176 KB)
  • H1332   Biological Names (PDF, 52 KB)
  • H1333   Books and Reading (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H1333_5   Boundaries (PDF, 37 KB)
  • H1334   Buildings and Other Structures (PDF, 72 KB)
  • H1334_5   Buildings and Structures in Cities: Assignment of Headings (PDF, 690 KB)
  • H1350   Case Studies and Cases (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H1360   Catalogs (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H1361   Catalogs of Library Materials (PDF, 66 KB)
  • H1365   Cemeteries (PDF, 129 KB)
  • H1366   Census (PDF, 165 KB)
  • H1366_5   Choreographic Works (PDF, 93 KB)
  • H1367   Chronology (PDF, 156 KB)
  • H1370   Civilization (PDF, 59 KB)
  • H1412   Classical and Ancient Works (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H1425   Collected Works and Collections (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H1427   Collections of Objects (PDF, 30 KB)
  • H1430   Comics and Comic Characters (PDF, 394 KB)
  • H1430-clean   Comics and Comic Characters - Clean Copy (PDF, 380 KB)
  • H1435   Commentaries on Individual Works (PDF, 185 KB)
  • H1438   Composers and Works about Music of Individual Composers (PDF, 157 KB)
  • H1460   Congresses (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H1465   Constitutions (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H1468   Contracts (PDF, 25 KB)
  • H1472   Controversial Literature (PDF, 140 KB)
  • H1475   Cooking and Cookbooks (PDF, 67 KB)
  • H1480   Correspondence of Individual Persons (PDF, 59 KB)
  • H1510   Cross-Cultural Studies (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1520   Databases (PDF, 66 KB)
  • H1530   Description and Travel (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H1532   Design and Construction (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H1538   Diaries (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H1540   Dictionaries (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H1550   Digests (PDF, 34 KB)
  • H1558   Directories (PDF, 51 KB)
  • H1560   Disasters, Riots, Demonstrations, etc. (PDF, 68 KB)
  • H1564   Discovery and Exploration (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H1570   Dissertations and Theses (PDF, 44 KB)
  • H1572   Dwellings with Extensive Grounds (PDF, 149 KB)
  • H1574   Dynasties, Royal Houses, etc. (PDF, 170 KB)
  • H1576   Early Works (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H1578   Economic Conditions (PDF, 44 KB)
  • H1579   Education (PDF, 58 KB)
  • H1580   Effect of One Topic on Another (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H1580_5   Electronic Serials (PDF, 41 KB)
  • H1581   Emigration and Immigration (PDF, 301 KB)
  • H1591   Evaluation (PDF, 44 KB)
  • H1592   Events (PDF, 83 KB)
  • H1593   Exhibitions (PDF, 164 KB)
  • H1595   Facsimiles (PDF, 140 KB)
  • H1600   Festschriften (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H1610   Fictitious Characters (PDF, 61 KB)
  • H1624   Finance (PDF, 29 KB)
  • H1627   Folklore (PDF, 194 KB)
  • H1628   Forecasting (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H1629_5   Forenames and Surnames (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1629   Foreign Relations (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H1630   Gazetteers (PDF, 25 KB)
  • H1631   Genealogy and Family Names (PDF, 283 KB)
  • H1631_5   Family Names: Headings and References (PDF, 320 KB)
  • H1635   Gods and Mythological Figures (PDF, 56 KB)
  • H1636   Gods of Greek and Roman Mythology (PDF, 86 KB)
  • H1642   Government Policy (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H1643   Government Publications (PDF, 39 KB)
  • H1645   Guidebooks (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H1646   Handbooks, Manuals, etc. (PDF, 37 KB)
  • H1647   History (PDF, 50 KB)
  • H1659   Illustrations (PDF, 156 KB)
  • H1660   Imprints (PDF, 38 KB)
  • H1670   Indexes (PDF, 49 KB)
  • H1673   Industries Based on Products (PDF, 38 KB)
  • H1675   Influence of One Topic on Another (PDF, 53 KB)
  • H1675_5   Information Services (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1676   Inquisition (PDF, 132 KB)
  • H1676_5   Inspection (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H1678   Interviews (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H1680   Islam (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H1690   Juvenile Materials (PDF, 41 KB)
  • H1705   Legal Materials: Law and Legislation and Other Subdivisions (PDF, 17 KB)
  • H1710   Legal Materials: Legal Research (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H1715   Legal Materials: Legislation (PDF, 150 KB)
  • H1718   Legal Materials: Systems of Law (PDF, 782 KB)
  • H1720   Legends and Stories about Animals (PDF, 20 KB)
  • H1775   Literature: General (PDF, 36 KB)
  • H1780   Literature: Drama (PDF, 156 KB)
  • H1790   Literature: Fiction (PDF, 309 KB)
  • H1795   Literature: Legends and Romances (PDF, 62 KB)
  • H1800   Literature: Poetry (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H1828   Literature from One Place in Multiple Languages (PDF, 37 KB)
  • H1845   Local History and Genealogical Source Materials (PDF, 50 KB)
  • H1848   Longitudinal Studies (PDF, 34 KB)
  • H1855   Manuscripts (PDF, 227 KB)
  • H1865   Maps and Atlases (PDF, 29 KB)
  • H1870   Marketing (PDF, 22 KB)
  • H1890   Mental Health and Mental Health Services (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H1893   Microforms (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H1895   Miniature Books (PDF, 37 KB)
  • H1910   Miscellanea (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H1913   Moving Image Genre/Form Terms (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H1916   Museums (PDF, 141 KB)
  • H1916_3   Music: General (PDF, 34 KB)
  • H1916_5   Music: Jazz and Popular Music (PDF, 35 KB)
  • H1917   Music of Ethnic, National, and Religious Groups (PDF, 788 KB)
  • H1917_5   Music Form/Genre Headings: Medium of Performance (PDF, 332 KB)
  • H1918   Musical Instruments (PDF, 73 KB)
  • H1919   Name and Names (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H1919_5   Nationalities (PDF, 367 KB)
  • H1920   Newspapers on Special Topics and Ethnic Newspapers (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H1925   Parks, Reserves, National Monuments, etc. (PDF, 55 KB)
  • H1927   Periodicals (PDF, 139 KB)
  • H1928   Personal Narratives (PDF, 52 KB)
  • H1929   Philosophy (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H1935   Pictorial Works (PDF, 47 KB)
  • H1942   Politics and Government (PDF, 166 KB)
  • H1943_5   Popular Works (PDF, 39 KB)
  • H1945   Postage Stamps on Specific Topics (PDF, 47 KB)
  • H1945_5   Posters (PDF, 41 KB)
  • H1949   Professional Ethics (PDF, 23 KB)
  • H1955   Public Opinion (PDF, 39 KB)
  • H1965   Publishers' Catalogs (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H1969   Quotations and Maxims (PDF, 54 KB)
  • H1969_5   Radio Genre/Form Terms (PDF, 165 KB)
  • H1970   Railroads (PDF, 144 KB)
  • H1975   Readers (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H1980   Reference Books (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H1995   Regimental Histories (PDF, 138 KB)
  • H1996   Relations and Military Relations (PDF, 456 KB)
  • H1997   Religion (PDF, 61 KB)
  • H1998   Religious Aspects of Topics (PDF, 158 KB)
  • H2015   Religious Denominations or Religions as Subdivisions (PDF, 147 KB)
  • H2015_5   Religious Life (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H2016   Religious Life and Customs (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H2020   Research (PDF, 28 KB)
  • H2021   Reviews (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H2032   Sermons (PDF, 58 KB)
  • H2040   Simulation Methods in Special Fields (PDF, 24 KB)
  • H2055   Social Conditions (PDF, 44 KB)
  • H2057   Social Life and Customs (PDF, 39 KB)
  • H2060   Societies (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H2070   Software and Works about Software (PDF, 32 KB)
  • H2075   Songs and Music (PDF, 172 KB)
  • H2080   Sources (PDF, 63 KB)
  • H2083   Specifications (PDF, 39 KB)
  • H2095   Statistics (PDF, 42 KB)
  • H2098   Streets and Roads (PDF, 83 KB)
  • H2100   Strikes and Lockouts (PDF, 190 KB)
  • H2110   Study and Teaching (PDF, 175 KB)
  • H2145   Supplementary Works (PDF, 21 KB)
  • H2149   Surveys (PDF, 29 KB)
  • H2160   Tables (PDF, 33 KB)
  • H2184   Terms and Phrases (PDF, 40 KB)
  • H2185   Territories and Possessions (PDF, 139 KB)
  • H2186   Testing (PDF, 179 KB)
  • H2187   Textbooks (PDF, 43 KB)
  • H2190   Texts (PDF, 41 KB)
  • H2217   Training (PDF, 46 KB)
  • H2219   Translating (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H2220   Translations (PDF, 145 KB)
  • H2225   Transportation (PDF, 31 KB)
  • H2227   Treaties (PDF, 236 KB)
  • H2228   Trials (PDF, 66 KB)
  • H2230   Visual Materials and Non-Music Sound Recordings (PDF, 159 KB)
  • H2232   Vocational Guidance (PDF, 26 KB)
  • H2400   Yearbooks (PDF, 22 KB)
  • Glossary   (PDF, 146 KB)
  • Appenda   Abbreviations (PDF, 180 KB)
  • Appendb   Capitalization (PDF, 61 KB)
  • Appendc   Diacritics and Special Characters (PDF, 239 KB)
  • Appendd   Punctuation (PDF, 156 KB)
  • Appende   Geographic Area Codes (PDF, 236 KB)
  • Appendf   Subject-Related Codes in Field 008 - Books (PDF, 36 KB)
  • Appendg   Subject-Related Codes in Field 008 - Continuing Resources (Serials) (PDF, 28 KB)

Summaries of Decisions from Subject Editorial Meetings
  • ptcp-2301   LCSH | LCGFT | LCC January 2023 (PDF, 148 KB)
  • ptcp-2302   LCSH | LCGFT | LCMPT | LCC February 2023 (PDF, 171 KB)
  • ptcp-2303   LCSH | LCGFT | LCC March 2023 (PDF, 106 KB)
  • ptcp-2304   LCSH | LCGFT | LCC April 2023 (PDF, 128 KB)
  • ptcp-2305   LCSH | LCGFT | LCC May 2023 (PDF, 105 KB)
  • ptcp-2306   LCSH | LCC June 2023 (PDF, 114 KB)
  • ptcp-2307   LCSH | LCC July 2023 (PDF, 117 KB)
  • ptcp-2308   LCSH | LCC August 2023 (PDF, 87 KB)
  • ptcp-2309   LCSH | LCC September 2023 (PDF, 84 KB)
  • ptcp-2310   LCSH | LCC October 2023 (PDF, 155 KB)
  • ptcp-2307g   LCGFT July 2023 (PDF, 74 KB)
  • ptcp-2308g   LCGFT August 2023 (PDF, 81 KB)
  • ptcp-2309g   LCGFT September 2023 (PDF, 86 KB)
  • ptcp-2310g   LCGFT October 2023 (PDF, 72 KB)
  • ptcp-2311g   LCGFT November 2023 (PDF, 76 KB)
  • ptcp-2312g   LCGFT December 2023 (PDF, 112 KB)

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