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Controlled Vocabularies


Subject Headings (General, Broad Subjects)


Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) 


FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology)


Sears Subject Headings (requires subscription)


MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)



Thesauri (Specific Subject Domain)


Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)


Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (TGM)


RBMS Controlled Vocabularies (for rare books & special collections) 


ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) Thesaurus


LIV (Legislative Indexing Vocabulary) 


American Folklore Society Ethnographic Thesaurus


Moving Image Genre-Form Guide


IMF Multilingual Terminology


Astronomy Thesaurus (from Australian National University)



Authority Control


LC Name Authority File


Getty Union List of Artist Names


MARC Countries


MARC Geographic Areas



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