2010 victories on Sandy Berman's latest Library of Congress Subject Heading personal scorecard (pdf) include...
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The Lower East Side Librarian Library of Congress Subject Headings of the Week for Week 46, November 17, 2010 are...
Some visual clues:
I have to admit I'm getting a little sick of this game and also I'm becoming increasingly demoralized about the efficacy of subject headings, even if we could convince the Library of Congress to fucking acknowledge BUTCHES and FEMMES, the FAT ACCEPTANCE MOVEMENT, SEX WORKERS, FREEGANISM, and, for the love of dog, FOLKSONOMY. (See a larger list of Sandy Berman's suggestions if you don't already get the idea.)
But for some reason I can't let go, so here I give you a three for one on LCSH Watch!
Condom use—Religious aspects
D.C. hand dance
Feminism on television
Jewish transgender people
Mind and body in motion pictures
Orphan works (Copyright)
Pink in art
Stupidity in art
Uncanny, The (Psychoanalysis)
Work life balance
My Radical Reference bud James Jacobs was good enough to post Sandy Berman's latest Personal LCSH Scorecard (meaning subject heading's he has proposed to the Library of Congress) to the Rad Ref site. The first part of the scorecard identifies headings that LC has adopted, and the second part lists headings yet to be accepted. I thought I'd second my favorites from the latter list...
In a letter dated June 2, 2009, Sandy Berman writes to Eric Holder, Attorney-General:
"I'm hardly an expert on international law.
"Just a retired librarian.
"But since Nuremberg, isn't 'following orders'
inadmissible as a defense against charges of
committing torture, atrocities, and war crimes?
"With warmest regards,