Print Page | Contact Us | Report Abuse | Sign In | Register
BISAC Subject Headings List, Biography and Autobiography
Share |

Note: If you need to download and incorporate this list into your databases and systems, you need to purchase an End Users' License Agreement.

If you need more information on how to select a BISAC code go to our, we have a page that walks you through the process. If you can't find the code you're looking for please go back and review other Major Subjects to find an alternate code or use our Suggestion Form to suggest revisions to the next version of the list.

Step 2: Determine the specific term which describes your book. An asterisk (*) denotes a heading that is new for the 2017 Edition.

BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

BIO000000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General

 BIO023000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / African American & Black see Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black

 BIO001000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Artists, Architects, Photographers

 BIO034000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Aviation & Nautical *

 BIO003000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Composers & Musicians see Music *

 BIO024000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws

 BIO029000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Culinary

 BIO002000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / General

 BIO002010     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black *

 BIO002020     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / Asian & Asian American *

 BIO002030     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / Hispanic & Latino *

 BIO028000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / Native American & Aboriginal

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Doctors see Medical (incl. Patients)

 BIO025000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Editors, Journalists, Publishers

 BIO019000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Educators

 BIO005000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts

 BIO030000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & Naturalists

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Famous see Rich & Famous

 BIO035000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Fashion *

 BIO036000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Fire & Emergency Services *

 BIO006000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical

 BIO037000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Jewish *

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Judges see Lawyers & Judges

 BIO027000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Law Enforcement

 BIO020000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Lawyers & Judges

 BIO031000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / LGBT

 BIO007000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures

 BIO017000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical (incl. Patients)

 BIO008000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military

 BIO004000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Music

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Native Americans see Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / Native American & Aboriginal *

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Nurses see Medical (incl. Patients)

 BIO033000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / People with Disabilities

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Performing Arts see Entertainment & Performing Arts

 BIO026000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs

 BIO009000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Philosophers

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Photographers see Artists, Architects, Photographers

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Physicians see Medical (incl. Patients)

 BIO010000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political

 BIO011000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Psychologists see Social Scientists & Psychologists

 BIO012000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Reference

 BIO018000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Religious

 BIO013000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous

 BIO014000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Royalty

 BIO015000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology

 BIO032000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Activists

 BIO021000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists

 BIO016000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Surgeons see Medical (incl. Patients)

 BIO038000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Survival *

                       BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Teachers see Educators

 BIO022000     BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

Please note that the BISAC Subject Headings List is governed by the following copyright notice. © 2017, Book Industry Study Group, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of the attached documents may be distributed or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without the express permission of the Book Industry Study Group, Inc.

BOOK INDUSTRY STUDY GROUP

1412 Broadway, 21st Floor, Office 19
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 646-336-7141 | [email protected]