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Subject search is an alternative way (to keyword) to find works ABOUT A TOPIC. For example,
  • church history
  • iraq war 2003
  • labor economics
  • philosophy, european
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It is worth remembering that the subject headings we use are authenticated by the Library of Congress and use American spellings.
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  • eliot, t s
  • Heidegger
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