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Writer's Resources

Resources for writers

Using Subject Headings

Recently books are being cataloged with subject headings for creative works. You often will notice these subject headings on the verso of the title page of books you read. Usually they are Library of Congress (LC) subject headings with the word "Fiction" or "Poetry" attached as a subheading. For example:

Using Genre Headings

Many subject headings describe a genre of writing such as: