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Library of Congress Subject Headings (e-LCSH)

In October 2005, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and Library of Congress Cataloging Distribution Service (CDS) investigated options for electronic dissemination of CDS cataloging publications to Federal depository libraries. At the spring 2005 Depository Library Council Meeting in Albuquerque, GPO staff demonstrated the e-LCSH—a PDF version of the Library of Congress Subject Headings, 28th edition. Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) partners were then invited to review the e-LCSH and provide feedback by answering a brief survey on the value of LCSH in that format.

The survey results were later shared with CDS for the purpose of assessing the viability of this delivery mechanism and for identifying potential product improvements.

Since the completion of the survey, Library of Congress lists new and changed subject headings on a weekly basis.

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April 24, 2015
New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for March 2015. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of... Read More ...
April 22, 2015
A live webinar, "Looking at Geographic Equivalencies using MABLE,” will be presented on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Register today for “Looking... Read More ...
April 22, 2015
After the last Depository Library Council (DLC) Virtual Meeting, the DLC submitted new recommendations to the Director of GPO. Review these... Read More ...
April 21, 2015
A live training webinar, "Occupational Employment Statistics: Online Data about Occupations from the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read More ...
April 21, 2015
A live training Webinar, "Using Metadata to Navigate GPO’s Federal Digital System," will be offered Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Register today... Read More ...
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