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Spark 001 - Life & Death in the Old West (Torres-Rouff)

Resources & strategies for newspaper assignment

Subject Headings

Subject Headings = Controlled Vocabulary

  • Books and articles may be "tagged" with Subject Headings.
  • Use hyperlinked Subject Headings to link to similar sources.
FYI: UC Library Search and America History & Life include Subject Headings.  JSTOR does not.

 

Examples from UC Library Search

Subject Heading Example

These are the Subject Headings associated with the book titled Populism and imperialism: politics, culture, and foreign policy in the American West, 1890-1990 (Jessen). Click on the image to view the full record in UC Library Search.

Subject Heading Screenshot from Book in UC Library Search