A subject search involves searching only the subject field of a database or catalog record (unlike a keyword search which searches all the items: subject, title, author, and abstract).
Subject headings are assigned by a person to best describe what an item (article, book, DVD, etc.) is about. For consistency, subject headings assigned to an item will be selected from an approved list of terms (such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings).
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