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BISAC Subject Headings List, Study Aids
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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 Contact 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 2016 Edition.


Use subjects in this section for works on the tests (or types of tests) listed, for study aids about the topics listed, for works of the type listed, or for works written to help an individual select an institute of higher education and finance his or her education.  For general works about studying, use "EDUCATION / Study Skills".

Subjects in this section may be used with those in other sections for study aids on topics not found in this section, but it is recommended that topical subjects be assigned first: for example, a work about studying for an advanced placement test in calculus could be assigned "MATHEMATICS / Calculus" and "STUDY AIDS / Advanced Placement".

STU000000  STUDY AIDS / General


STU002000  STUDY AIDS / Advanced Placement

STU003000  STUDY AIDS / Armed Forces

STU034000  STUDY AIDS / Bar Exam

STU004000  STUDY AIDS / Book Notes (see also JUVENILE NONFICTION / Study Aids / Book Notes or YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Study Aids / Book Notes)

STU006000  STUDY AIDS / Citizenship

STU007000  STUDY AIDS / Civil Service

STU008000  STUDY AIDS / CLEP (College-Level Examination Program)

STU009000  STUDY AIDS / College Entrance

STU010000  STUDY AIDS / College Guides

STU011000  STUDY AIDS / CPA (Certified Public Accountant)

STU031000  STUDY AIDS / Financial Aid

STU012000  STUDY AIDS / GED (General Educational Development Tests)

STU013000  STUDY AIDS / GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)

STU015000  STUDY AIDS / Graduate School Guides

STU016000  STUDY AIDS / GRE (Graduate Record Examination)

STU025000  STUDY AIDS / High School Entrance

STU017000  STUDY AIDS / LSAT (Law School Admission Test)

STU018000  STUDY AIDS / MAT (Miller Analogies Test)

STU032000  STUDY AIDS / MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)

                     STUDY AIDS / Medical Certification & Licensing see MEDICAL / Test Preparation & Review

                     STUDY AIDS / NCLEX see MEDICAL / Nursing / Test Preparation & Review

STU019000  STUDY AIDS / NTE (National Teacher Examinations)

STU021000  STUDY AIDS / Professional

STU033000  STUDY AIDS / PSAT & NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test)

STU022000  STUDY AIDS / Regents


                     STUDY AIDS / Scholarships & Loans see Financial Aid

STU026000  STUDY AIDS / Study Guides

STU027000  STUDY AIDS / Tests

STU028000  STUDY AIDS / TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) & IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

STU029000  STUDY AIDS / Vocational

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. © 2016, 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.


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