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BISAC Subject Headings List, Literary Collections
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Step 2: Determine the specific term which describes your book. An asterisk (*) denotes a heading that is new for the 2015 Edition.

LITERARY COLLECTIONS

Use subjects in this section for collections that include  Collections of works in a literary form that has its own section (drama, fiction, juvenile fiction, juvenile nonfiction, poetry) should be assigned subjects in the appropriate section.

Because the FICTION section is arranged by genre, if a geographic breakdown is desired for a collection of fiction, an exception to the above rule can be made and subjects may be assigned in both the FICTION and LITERARY COLLECTIONS sections.

LCO000000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / General

LCO001000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / African

LCO002000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / General

LCO002010 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / African American

LCO003000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient & Classical

LCO004000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / General

LCO004010 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / Chinese

LCO004020 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / Indic

LCO004030 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / Japanese

LCO005000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Australian & Oceanian

LCO006000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Canadian

LCO007000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Caribbean & Latin American

LCO015000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Diaries & Journals

LCO008000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / General

LCO008010 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / Eastern (see alsoRussian & Former Soviet Union)

LCO009000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

LCO008020 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / French

LCO008030 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / German

LCO008040 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / Italian

LCO008050 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / Scandinavian

LCO008060 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / Spanish & Portuguese

LCO010000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays

LCO011000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Letters

LCO016000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / LGBT

LCO017000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Medieval

LCO012000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Middle Eastern

LCO013000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Native American

LCO014000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Russian & Former Soviet Union

LCO018000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Speeches

LCO019000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Women Authors

 

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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