New and revised subject headings

By Cataloguing team, SCIS


Below is an overview of the new and revised subject headings approved by the SCIS Information Services Standards Committee in 2019.

New headings

Fake news

Use for works on and about disinformation in print and online media that are deliberately written to attract and mislead readers by exploiting entrenched biases.

Anxiety disorders

Use for works on medical conditions characterised by persistent, excessive worry.

Streaming technology

Use for works about transferring data (such as audio or video material) in a continuous stream, including use in education.

Recessions

Use for works on a significant decline or slowdown in economic activity that goes on for more than a few months. For works on a severe decline in economic activity that lasts for many years, see Depressions, Economic. For works on situations where the value of assets drops off rapidly, causing a collapse in the economy, see Financial crises.

Financial crises

See also names of specific financial crises*, e.g. Global Financial Crisis,
2008-2009.

Use for works on situations where the value of assets drops off rapidly, causing a collapse in the economy. For works on a significant decline or slowdown in economic activity that goes on for more than a few months, see Recessions. For works on a severe decline in economic activity that lasts for many years, see Depressions, Economic.

Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009

Children--Mental health

Surveillance

Kolkata (India)

Used for Calcutta (India)

Revised subject headings

  • Aboriginal peoples – Dreaming
  • Anglican church
  • Characters and characteristics
  • Characters and characteristics in films
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Child psychiatry
  • Church
  • Churches
  • Creation
  • Cults
  • Depressions, Economic
  • European Union
  • Literature – 20th century
  • Literature, Medieval
  • Literature, Modern
  • Methodist church
  • Protestant churches
  • Sects

The full reference structure for each of these headings can be found in https://my.scisdata.com/standards.

Cataloguing team, SCIS

Education Services Australia