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LCSH

LCSH = Library of Congress subject headings

Also called Subject Headings, LC.

Word (hl:)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label hl:
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes Yes (WorldShare Record Manager only)
Examples
  • biography
  • hl:fractions and yr:1988
  • biography
  • hl:fractions AND yr:1988
Fields/Subfields

The following 6xx fields (if indicator 2 = 0):

  • 600 a-e g j k m-t v x-z
  • 610 a-e g k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 611 a c-e g k n p q t v x-z
  • 630 a d k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 648 a v x-z
  • 650 a b g v x-z
  • 651 a g v x-z
  • 655 a b v x-z
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Only looks for subject headings noted as US Library of Congress.
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • In Connexion, scan an index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca hl:fractions). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).
Phrase (hl=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label hl=
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes Yes (WorldShare Record Manager only)
Examples hl=authors american
Fields/Subfields

The following 6xx fields (if indicator 2 = 0):

  • 600 a-e g j k m-t v x-z
  • 610 a-e g k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 611 a c-e g k n p q t v x-z
  • 630 a d k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 648 a v x-z
  • 650 a b g v x-z
  • 651 a g v x-z
  • 655 a b v x-z  
Qualifier Index? No  
Notes
  • Only looks for subject headings noted as US Library of Congress.
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • In Connexion, scan an index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca hl=authors american). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).
Whole phrase (hlw=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label hlw= --- ---
Search? Yes --- Yes (WorldShare Record Manager only)
Browse? Yes --- ---
Examples hlw=fractions study and teaching* and yr:2000- --- ---
Fields/Subfields

The following 6xx fields (if indicator 2 = 0):

  • 600 a-e g j k m-t v x-z
  • 610 a-e g k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 611 a c-e g k n p q t v x-z
  • 630 a d k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 648 a v x-z
  • 650 a b g v x-z
  • 651 a g v x-z
  • 655 a b v x-z
--- ---
Qualifier Index? No --- ---
Notes
  • Only looks for subject headings noted as US Library of Congress.
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • Scan an index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca hlw=fractions study and teaching*). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).
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