What is FAST?
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FAST is short for Faceted Application of Subject Terminology. It's a series of eight modular, complementary vocabularies derived from the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and developed to meet the need for a general-use subject terminology scheme that supports faceted retrieval. We have more detailed information on it and it can be searched.