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BISAC Subject Headings List, Language Arts and Disciplines
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES

Use subjects in this section for general works on language, for works about the English language in particular, or for works on disciplines closely related to language arts.  For works about specific languages other than English, or about English as a second language, use subjects in the FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY section.

LAN000000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General

LAN001000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Alphabets & Writing Systems

LAN002000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Authorship

LAN004000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies

LAN005000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing

LAN022000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Editing & Proofreading

LAN006000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Grammar & Punctuation

LAN007000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Handwriting

LAN008000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism

LAN029000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Lexicography

LAN025000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General

LAN025010    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / Administration & Management

LAN025020    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / Archives & Special Libraries

LAN025030    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / Cataloging & Classification

LAN025040    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / Collection Development

LAN025060    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / Digital & Online Resources

LAN025050    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / School Media

LAN009000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General

                     LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Computational see COMPUTERS / Natural Language Processing

LAN024000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Etymology

LAN009010    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Historical & Comparative

LAN009020    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Morphology

LAN011000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Phonetics & Phonology

LAN009030    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Pragmatics

LAN009040    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Psycholinguistics

LAN016000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Semantics

LAN009050    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics

LAN009060    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Syntax

LAN010000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Literacy

                      LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Proofreading see Editing & Proofreading

LAN026000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Public Speaking

LAN027000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Publishing

LAN012000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Readers

LAN013000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Reading Skills

LAN014000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Reference

LAN015000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Rhetoric

LAN017000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Sign Language

LAN018000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Speech

LAN019000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Spelling

LAN020000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Study & Teaching

LAN028000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Style Manuals

LAN023000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Translating & Interpreting

LAN021000    LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Vocabulary

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

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