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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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