Subject Access Subcommittee

Purpose: To formulate MLA policy on all matters related to access to music materials via subject, including document classification, thesauri of indexable terms, and capabilities for subject access to online bibliographic records. Specifically, the Subcommittee is responsible for all matters concerning the Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Classification: M, Dewey Decimal Classification 780, and in general the content of such areas of the online record as may be pertinent to subject access (but not their encoding or transmission). Further, the Subcommittee tends to other matters deemed pertinent by the Bibliographic Control Committee. The Chair serves as the MLA representative to the ALA/ALCTS Subject Analysis Committee (SAC).

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Last Updated April 30, 2013