Friday, September 24, 2010
Sears: Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia/ List of Subject Headings (Sears List of Subject Headings) (Spanish Edition)
Sears: Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia/ List of Subject Headings (Sears List of Subject Headings) (Spanish Edition). New York: H.W. Wilson, 2008. 025.49 Sears Spanish Version c.1 ISBN 978-0-8242-1058-8
This new Spanish-language thesaurus is an adaptation of the renowned Sears List of Subject Headings providing Spanish subject authorities for bibliographic control of books and other library materials It features over 9,000 subject headings and hundreds of general references with instructions for adding new headings as needed.
• Libraries can catalog Spanish or English materials with correct Spanish subject headings.
• Helps librarians serve their Spanish-speaking patrons by giving user-friendly subject access to their collections
Practical Tool for Libraries Serving Spanish-Speaking Populations
Sears: Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia includes:
• Every heading in the new 19th edition of the Sears List, translated according to the most current Spanish and Latin American usage. Even headings of specifically North American interest have been translated, to facilitate the application of Spanish subject access to English-language materials in the United States and Canada.
• Many headings of special interest to Spanish speakers, as well as hundreds of examples of Latin American national and geographic descriptors.