Subject headings describe the main subjects or topics covered in a book. All items in our catalog PITTCat Classic are labeled with subject headings to help users quickly find the subjects they need. Searching by subject heading is also a great way to quickly search for specific subject areas. To search by subject heading, select the Subject Heading limiter in the Search By: menu.
The general subject heading for this class could be:
Because the ULS has such a large collection, subject headings are often broken down into subheadings. For example:
To find materials on a particular author, search the author’s name by last name first name. For critical material on that author’s work, look for the subheading CRITICISM and INTERPRETATION. For example: