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
  • Indigenous peoples of North America
  • Indigenous peoples of South America
  • 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.
  • Love|vJuvenile fiction.
  • Minnesota author
  • Minnesota performer
  • Michigan author
  • Michigan performer
  • Newbery Medal
  • Noncitizens
  • Oprah’s book club
  • STEM
  • STEAM
  • Undocumented immigrants
  • Wisconsin author
  • Wisconsin performer
  • Manitowish Waters Historical Society

Local Genres                     

Recommended Genres use: Example: 655_7 Large type books.|2local
  • Anonymous writings.
  • Beginning readers.
  • Big books.
  • Board books.
  • 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.
  • Downloadable audiobooks.
  • Easy chapter books.
  • Electronic books.
  • Exercise DVDs.
  • Foreign films|zName of country.
  • Foreign films.
  • Large type books.
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Library of things
  • Paranormal romance stories.
  • Playaway (Preloaded audio player)
  • Regency fiction.
  • Romantic suspense fiction.
  • Spanish language films. (Use appropriate language for item)
  • Spanish language materials. (Use appropriate language for item)
  • Young adult audiobooks.
  • Young adult fiction.
  • Young adult literature.

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