my favorite new/changed lcsh of the week

(C) 150 Affective neuroscience [May Subd Geog] [sp2007006415]
* 550 RT Emotions

If I had another life, I might be a neuroscientist.


150 Anonymous persons [May Subd Geog] [sp2008008440]
450 UF Unidentified persons
450 UF Unknown persons
550 BT Persons


(C) 150 Bedrooms in literature [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008008533]


(C) 150 Borax Lake chub [May Subd Geog] [sp2008008548]
053 QL638.C94 (Zoology)
450 UF Gila boraxobius
550 BT Gila (Fish)


(C) 150 Bus occupants [May Subd Geog] [sp2008005699]
450 UF Bus passengers
450 UF Occupants, Bus
450 UF Passengers, Bus
550 BT Motor vehicle occupants

I have written about bus occupants before. Interesting things happen on the bus.

150 Celluloid buttons [May Subd Geog] [sp2008008475]
550 BT Buttons


(C) 150 Congenital insensitivity to pain [sp2008008364]
450 UF Analgesia, Congenital
450 UF Analgia, Congenital
450 UF CIPA (Congenital insensitivity to pain)
450 UF Congenital analgesia
450 UF Congenital analgia
450 UF Congenital indifference to pain
450 UF Congenital pain insensitivity
450 UF Indifference to pain, Congenital
450 UF Insensitivity to pain, Congenital
450 UF Pain insensitivity, Congenital
550 BT Neuromuscular diseases
550 BT Syndromes

I didn’t know this existed.


(C) 150 Gay private investigators [May Subd Geog] [sp2008008416]
550 BT Private investigators


(C) 150 Lesbian private investigators [May Subd Geog] [sp2001006048]
* 550 BT Gay private investigators


(C) 150 Heterosexism—Religious aspects [sp2008008059]
053 BL65.H47


(C) 150 Locust bean gum [May Subd Geog] [sp2008008276]
450 UF Carob bean gum
450 UF Carob gum
450 UF Carob seed gum
450 UF Carobin
450 UF LBG (Locust bean gum)
550 BT Binders (Materials)
550 BT Food additives
550 BT Galactans
550 BT Gums and resins
550 BT Stabilizing agents

I just like the phrase “locust bean gum” for some reason.


(C) 150 Melamine [May Subd Geog] [sp2008008277]
450 UF Cyanuramide
450 UF Cyanurotriamide
450 UF Cyanurotriamine
450 UF Melaminium citrate
450 UF Triaminotriazine
550 BT Triazines


(C) 150 Searching behavior in literature [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008008535]

It is a riveting novel… of information seeking! I guess it could be written…


(C) 150 Stink Squad (Fictitious characters) [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008008423]


150 Student prostitution [May Subd Geog] [sp2008008555]
550 BT Prostitution


(C) 150 Thriftiness [May Subd Geog] [sp2008005647]
450 UF Frugality
550 BT Finance, Personal


150 Urban animals [May Subd Geog] [sp 85141311]
* 680 Here are entered general works on animals in urban areas. This heading may be divided geographically by names of individual regions, countries, states, etc. Works on animals in specific cities or other urban areas are entered under the heading Animals with the appropriate geographic subdivision.

I’m fond of pigeons.

best new/changed lcsh of the week (April 23, 2008)

I prefer dabbling ducks, personally.

150 Anas [May Subd Geog] [sp 85004818]
* 053 QL696.A52 CANCEL
* 053 QL696.A52 (Zoology)
* 450 UF Dabbling ducks


(C) 150 Bawdy poetry, Greek (Modern) [May Subd Geog] [sp2008001615]
450 UF Greek bawdy poetry, Modern
450 UF Modern Greek bawdy poetry
550 BT Greek poetry, Modern


LC is very concerned with postage stamps.

150 Celebrities on postage stamps [sp2008002604]
550 BT Postage stamps


craft stick snowman

I use craft sticks in art. … For mixing paint and ink.

(C) 150 Craft sticks in art [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008002289]


Emi the rhino

(A) 150 Emi (Rhinoceros) [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008002710]
550 BT Rhinoceroses


mmm…. pops…

(C) 150 Ice pops [May Subd Geog] [sp2008002290]
450 UF Ice lollies
450 UF Icelollies
450 UF Popsicle (Trademark)
550 BT Frozen desserts


(C) 150 Laminated plastics in interior decoration [May Subd Geog] [sp2007002392]
550 BT Interior decoration


the famous paraplegic cat and his “draggin wagon”:

(A) 150 Little Draggin’ Bear (Cat) [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008002676]
450 UF Draggin’ Bear (Cat)
550 BT Cats


(C) 150 Nouveau riche [May Subd Geog] [sp2007007131]
450 UF New-moneyed people
450 UF New-monied people
450 UF New rich people
450 UF Newly rich people
450 UF Nouveaux riches
550 BT Rich people


I’m trying to remember if there are any violent singing cowboys… I’m not real up on my cowboy movies and characters. If not, there should be. The question that comes to my mind next is: How much more terrifying would Anton Chigurh have been if he sang showtunes?

155 Singing cowboy films [Not Subd Geog] [sp2007025622]
680 Here are entered films that feature a non-violent, singing cowboy hero.
555 BT Western films


It must be famous animals week at LC. It’s the world’s smallest horse! Hmm… there appears to be no LCSH for Guide horses

(A) 150 Thumbelina (Horse) [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008002679]
550 BT Horses


150 Towel folding [May Subd Geog] [sp2008002543]
450 UF Folding of towels
550 BT Textile crafts

best new/changed lcsh of the week: 9 april 2008

UF Curry, Arthur

(C) 150 Aquaman (Fictitious character) [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008001579]
450 UF Arthur Curry (Fictitious character)
450 UF Curry, Arthur (Fictitious character)
450 UF Orin (Fictitious character)

(C) 150 Clichés in literature [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008001588]

150 Dingo [May Subd Geog] [sp 85038069]
* 450 UF Canis dingo
* 450 UF Canis familiaris dingo
* 450 UF Canis lupus dingo
* 550 BT Gray wolf

(Again with the great Washington State geographic names…)
(C) 151 Doubtful Lake (Wash.) [sp2008020201]
550 BT Lakes—Washington (State)

150 Fountain pens in art [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008002318]

(C) 150 Lizards in art [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008020208]

(C) 150 Melodrama, Japanese [May Subd Geog] [sp2008001992]
450 UF Japanese melodrama
550 BT Japanese drama

150 Metallurgy in rabbinical literature [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008002213]

150 Mothra films

150 Mothra films [May Subd Geog] [sp2008002212]
053 PN1995.9.M64
680 When subdivided by the appropriate geographic, topical, and/or form subdivisions, this
heading is used for works about Mothra films.
550 BT Monster films

(C) 151 Paradise Park (Wash.) [sp2008020180]
451 UF Paradise Meadows (Wash.)
550 BT Mountain meadows—Washington (State)

(C) 150 Rebirth in Western Paradise (Buddhism) in art [Not Subd Geog] [sp2008020192]

(Eep! One of my examples in my cataloging final project has just become obsolete…)
150 Scrapbooking [May Subd Geog] [sp2008002216]
450 UF Scrap booking
450 UF Scrapping (Scrapbooking)
550 BT Hobbies

this is known as "The Waffle House Face"
(C) 150 Silver-haired bat [May Subd Geog] [sp2006003641]
053 QL737.C595 (Zoology)
450 UF Lasionycteris noctivagans
450 UF Lasionycteris pulverlentus
550 BT Lasionycteris

(Cookery! Everyone’s favorite subject heading to hate. This recently got its own classification number, too, as I noted here)
(A) 150 Sous-vide cookery [May Subd Geog] [sp2008002221]
053 TX690.7
450 UF Cryovacking (Cookery)
450 UF Under-vacuum cookery
550 BT Cookery

150 Wolfdogs [May Subd Geog] [sp 85147222]
* 450 UF Wolf-dog hybrids
* 450 UF Wolf hybrids
* 550 BT Gray wolf
* 550 BT Wolves CANCEL

And, Simon found an honorable mention not recently changed:
150 Lord’s Supper–Reservation (May Subd Geog) [R S D]
(Yes, the scope note told me what it actually means…you learn something new every five minutes in subject analysis.)