Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)

⇒ interactive index to zvon materials

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) is a system used to organize documents by topic. It is maintained by the Library of Congress and used by libraries in many countries.

Use the search field on the right to start typing any keyword. Suggested keywords immediatelly appear. Click a suggested keyword. The refine field further narrows your query.

Use arrows to expand the hierarchy. The green arrows expand the upper levels, the blue ones list the lower levels. The number counts expanded items.

Example:

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) Search

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) Hierarchy

Prepared by: Miloslav Nic (Mila)

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)
This resource is intended as a tool for casual users. Library of Congress provides a professional tool. Data are extracted from LCSH RDF/XML file available at http://id.loc.gov/download/.
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