H.W. Wilson Company Releases 19th Edition of Sears List

Jul 13, 2007

The H.W. Wilson Company has announced the 19th Edition of Sears List of subject Headings. Sears List of Subject Headings is designed to give small to mid-sized libraries a foundation of up-to-date headings designed to optimize access to their collections, together with patterns and examples to guide in creating further headings efficiently and according to standard. The new 19th Edition has been designed to cover topics from today's headlines. New headings have been added in science and technology; in lifestyle and entertainment, reality television programs, and Body piercing; in world affairs, such as war reparations, suicide bombers, and border patrols; and in the arts, such as Urban fiction and Art pottery. More than 400 headings have been added in all. Sears List of Subject Headings, 19th Edition brings libraries more than 8,000 headings, plus "Principles of the Sears List", a 23-page document that lays out the theoretical foundations of the Sears List and offers a concise introduction to subject cataloging.