Finding the Correct Subject Heading


To do a subject search in DELCAT, you must know the correct Library of Congress subject heading.

Subject search tip: If you have trouble finding the correct Library of Congress heading on your research topic in DELCAT, try a keyword search on the topic. This way, if you find related material, you can see what subject headings are assigned to these items.

For example, the correct Library of Congress subject heading about cyberspace could be located in a few different ways. One way would be to guess and search DELCAT for the subject s=cyberspace.

After the subject search s=cyberspace, DELCAT will display the following screen.


Learn more about subject searching.