Local Subjects and Genres

It is suggested that certain standardized local subjects will add value to some searches performed by library patrons.  The conformity of these subjects will allow ease of access to the linking records in the NWLN catalog.

Recommended Subjects: Use 690_0 The field tag will appear in RED! That is ok!

Local subjects

  • Book discussion kits
  • Caldecott Medal
  • Local artist (valid 690) (can add city in parentheses after heading: Local artist (Ashland)) Used for artists, painters, illustrators, photographers, other visual artists
  • Local author (valid 690) (can add city in parentheses after heading: Local author (Ashland))
  • Local performer (valid 690) (can add city in parentheses after heading: Local performer (Ashland)) Used for singers, bands, actors, musicians.
  • Minnesota author
  • Minnesota performer
  • Michigan author
  • Michigan performer
  • Newbery Medal
  • Oprah’s book club
  • STEM
  • Wisconsin author
  • Wisconsin performer
  • Manitowish Waters Historical Society

Local Genres                     

Recommended Genres use: Example: 655_7 Romantic suspense fiction.|2local

Other genre headings that are not local or LCGFT are found on the 655_0 page.

  • Beginning readers.
  • Book and cassette.
  • Book and CD-ROM.
  • Book and compact disc.
  • Book and puppet.
  • Book with audio player.
  • Books on MP3.
  • Detective and mystery fiction, Culinary.
  • Easy chapter books.
  • Exercise DVDs.
  • Library of things
  • Paranormal romance stories.
  • Playaway (Preloaded audio player)
  • Romantic suspense fiction.
  • Spanish language films. (Use appropriate language for item)
  • Spanish language materials. (Use appropriate language for item)

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