ALCTS CaMMS Faceted Subject Access Interest Group

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To discuss the theory and applications related to subject terminology intended for faceted application, including FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology), AAT (Art and Architecture Thesaurus), LCGFT (Library of Congress Genre/From terms), and others.



Forum for users and others interested in the faceted approach to subject access, to compare notes and discuss further developments and implementation of subject faceting for digital projects and related topics.



An interest group of the Cataloging and Metadata Management Section of ALCTS.

Latest Discussion Posts

  • Maximizing Discovery of Datasets in the Library Catalog by Rowena Griem, Tachtorn Meier, & Yukari Sugiyama (Yale University Library) As digital scholarship evolves in academia, ...

  • FAST Headings for ETDs at Brown by Jeanette Norris & Joseph Rhoads (Brown University Library) This presentation will discuss the evolution of the use of FAST headings for ...

  • FAST – Finding the future of subject access at the British Library by Caroline Kent The British Library is constantly evolving its approaches to Metadata Management. With an aim ...

  • The ALCTS CaMMS Faceted Subject Access Interest Group is soliciting proposals for presentations at the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. The meeting is scheduled ...

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