LC Headings and Classification from April - May 2023 Lists

The new headings and classification numbers listed here reflect the most recent information available at the time of publication. Items in this list were selected from 2023 list numbers 04 (April 21) and 05 (May 19).


Subject Headings

150    Alternative medicine--Religious aspects    [sp2023000806]

150    Alternative medicine--Religious aspects--Judaism    [sp2023000805]

150    Beatification    [sp 85012700 ]

550    BT Rites and ceremonies ADD FIELD

550    RT Blessed ADD FIELD

130    Bible--Versions, Mormon CHANGE HEADING

130    Bible--Versions, Latter Day Saint    [sp2010010082]

430    UF Bible--Versions, Mormon [Former heading]

Editor’s Note: In List 2304a, ALL headings found in LCSH which included the term “Mormon” in a 1XX, 4XX, or 5XX field were changed to “Latter Day Saint.”

150    Bible stories, Marshallese    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2023000732]

450    UF Marshallese Bible stories

150    Blessed    [May Subd Geog]    [sp 85014845 ]

550    BT Beatification DELETE FIELD

550    BT Persons ADD FIELD

550    RT Beatification ADD FIELD

151    Camp Dixie for Boys (Ga.)    [sp2023000533]

451    UF Boys, Camp Dixie for (Ga.)

451    UF Dixie for Boys, Camp (Ga.)

550    BT Camps--Georgia

781    Georgia--Camp Dixie for Boys

151    Camp Dixie for Girls (Ga.)    [sp2023000531]

451    UF Dixie for Girls, Camp (Ga.)

451    UF Girls, Camp Dixie for (Ga.)

550    BT Camps--Georgia

781    Georgia--Camp Dixie for Girls

150    Catholic fiction, Irish    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2023000839]

450    UF Irish Catholic fiction

550    BT Irish fiction

150    Christian ethics--Mormon authors CHANGE HEADING

150    Christian ethics--Latter Day Saint authors    [sp2021008859]

450    UF Christian ethics--Mormon authors [Former heading]

Editor’s Note: In List 2304a, ALL headings found in LCSH which included the term “Mormon authors” in a 1XX, 4XX, or 5XX field were changed to “Latter Day Saint authors.”

150    Christian shrines--Scotland    [sp2023000721]

150    Church and state--Evangelicalism    [sp2023000865]

110    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--19th century    [sp2023000664]

150    Church of the First Born (Morrisites)    [May Subd Geog]    [sp 85025716 ]

550    BT Mormon Church DELETE FIELD

Editor’s Note: In List 2304a, ALL headings found in LCSH which included the term “Mormon Church” in a 1XX, 4XX, or 5XX field were changed to “Latter Day Saint churches.”

150    COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020---Religious aspects--Judaism    [sp2023000590]

150    COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020---Religious aspects--Islam    [sp2023000718]

150    Degrees of glory (Mormon theology) CHANGE HEADING

150    Degrees of glory (Latter Day Saint doctrine)    [sp 00008800 ]

450    UF Degrees of glory (Mormon theology) [Former heading]

450    UF Kingdoms of glory (Mormon doctrine)

450    UF Kingdoms of glory (Latter Day Saint doctrine)

550    BT Future life--Latter Day Saint churches

550    BT Latter Day Saint churches--Doctrines

Editor’s Note: In List 2304a, ALL headings found in LCSH which included the term “Mormon theology” in a 1XX, 4XX, or 5XX field were changed to “Latter Day Saint doctrine.”

150    Evangelicalism--Relations--Russkai͡a pravoslavnai͡a t͡serkovʹ    [sp2023000714]

150    Exchange at the Presidio Monument (Tucson, Ariz.)    [sp2004014854]

550    BT Mormons--Monuments--Arizona DELETE FIELD

550    BT Latter Day Saints--Monuments--Arizona ADD FIELD

150    Ex-gay movement    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2005005425]

550    RT Sexual reorientation programs DELETE FIELD

550    RT Conversion therapy ADD FIELD

680    Here are entered works on a movement led primarily by evangelical and fundamentalist Christians that that seeks to alter the sexual orientation of individuals from homosexuality to heterosexuality. DELETE FIELD

680    Here are entered works on a movement led primarily by evangelical and fundamentalist Christians that attempts to change the sexual orientations of individuals from homosexuality to heterosexuality. ADD FIELD

150    Female circumcision (Islamic law) CHANGE HEADING

150    Female genital mutilation (Islamic law)    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2014002111]

053    KBP3119.F45    

450    UF Female circumcision (Islamic law) [Former heading]

550    BT Islamic law

150    Gender identity disorders--Religious aspects CHANGE HEADING

150    Gender dysphoria--Religious aspects    [sp2019003773]

150    Gender identity disorders--Religious aspects--Christianity CHANGE HEADING

150    Gender dysphoria--Religious aspects--Christianity    [sp2019003774]

450    UF Gender identity disorders--Religious aspects--Christianity [Former heading]

150    Gender identity disorders--Religious aspects--Islam CHANGE HEADING

150    Gender dysphoria--Religious aspects--Islam    [sp2019003775]

450    UF Gender identity disorders--Religious aspects--Islam [Former heading]

150    God--Corporeality    [sp 93002166 ]

550    RT Zoomorphism ADD FIELD

150    Gospel groups    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2023000940]

550    BT Musical groups

150    Islamic pottery--Egypt    [sp2023001947]

150    Islamic pottery--Middle East    [sp2023001948]

110    Jesuits--Nazi persecution    [May Subd Geog]    [sp 95009506 ]

550    BT Persecution ADD FIELD

110    Jesuits--Records and correspondence    [sp2023000622]

150    Jewish women in comics    [Not Subd Geog]    [sp2022006830]

550    BT Comic books, strips, etc.

680    Here are entered works on the representation of Jewish women in comics.

150    Latter Day Saint churches--Relations--Disciples of Christ    [sp2023000577]

150    Latter Day Saint literature    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2023000630]

360    SA subdivision Latter Day Saint authors under names of literatures, e.g. English literature--Latter Day Saint authors

450    UF L.D.S. literature

450    UF Latter Day Saints--Literature

450    UF LDS literature

450    UF Mormon literature

550    BT Literature

150    Maya goddesses    [May Subd Geog]    [sp 95002761 ]

450    UF Mayan goddesses ADD FIELD

550    BT Goddesses ADD FIELD

150    Maya gods in art    [Not Subd Geog]    [sp2023000142]

150    Mormon Church CHANGE HEADING

150    Latter Day Saint churches    [May Subd Geog]    [sp 85087285 ]

053    BX8601-BX8695

450    UF Mormon Church [Former heading]

450    UF Mormonism

550    BT Christian sects

680    Here are entered works on Latter Day Saint (Mormon) denominations treated collectively and works for which the individual Latter Day Saint denomination cannot be identified. Works on individual Latter Day Saint denominations are entered under the name of the denomination.

Editor’s Note: In List 2304a, ALL headings found in LCSH which included the term “Mormon Church” in a 1XX, 4XX, or 5XX field were changed to “Latter Day Saint churches.” This includes, but is not limited to, coordinated subjects using the following the formats:

  • [subject]--Latter Day Saint churches
  • [subject]--Religious aspects--Latter Day Saint churches
  • [subject]--Relation--Latter Day Saint churches

150    Mormons CHANGE HEADING

150    Latter Day Saints    [May Subd Geog]    [sp 85087296]

053    BX8601-BX8695

450    UF Brighamite Mormons

450    UF Church of Christ (Temple Lot) members

450    UF Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints members

450    UF Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) members

450    UF Hedrikites

450    UF Josephite Mormons

450    UF Mormons [Former heading]

450    UF Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints members

450    UF Reorganized Mormons

450    UF RLDS Mormons

450    UF Strangite Mormons

450    UF Temple Lot Mormons

450    UF Utah Mormons

550    BT Christians

680    Here are entered works on adherents of denominations or faith traditions that stem from the church founded in western New York in 1830 by Joseph Smith originally called The Church of Christ, and after 1838 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or persons who associate themselves culturally with those traditions.

Editor’s Note: In List 2304a ALL headings found in LCSH which included the term “Mormons” in a 1XX, 4XX, or 5XX field were changed to “Latter Day Saints.” This includes, but is not limited to, coordinated subjects using the following the formats:

  • [demographic term] Latter Day Saints
  • Latter Day Saints in [genre]

150    Myth in comics    [Not Subd Geog]    [sp2022006825]

550    BT Comic books, strips, etc.

680    Here are entered works on the use in comics of stories invented as a veiled explanation of a truth.

150    Nature--Religious aspects--Yezidism    [sp2023000442]

150    Nature--Symbolic aspects    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2023000595]

450    UF Symbolic aspects of nature

550    BT Symbolism

150    Pogroms--Turkey    [sp2023000659]

150    Pottery, Mameluke    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2023000827]

450    UF Mameluke pottery

550    BT Islamic pottery--Egypt

550    BT Islamic pottery--Middle East

150    Reconciliation--Religious aspects--Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod    [sp2023000467]

150    Religion--Demographic aspects    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2023000907]

450    UF Religious demography

550    BT Demography

550    BT Population

150    Religion in comics    [Not Subd Geog]    [sp2023000837]

550    BT Comic books, strips, etc.    

680    Here are entered works on the representation of religion in comics.

110    Russkai͡a pravoslavnai͡a t͡serkovʹ--Relations--Evangelicalism    [sp2023000715]

151    Sacred Grove (N.Y.)    [sp2001010535]

550    BT Mormon shrines--New York (State) DELETE FIELD

550    BT Latter Day Saint shrines--New York (State) ADD FIELD

150    Sacred space--Mexico    [sp2023000609]

150    Sepulchral monuments (Islamic law)    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2023000862]

053    KBP3183.3.S47    

550    BT Islamic law

151    Sitio Sagrado Natural de Wirikuta (Mexico)    [sp2023000605]

451    UF Área Natural Protegida Sitio Sagrado Natural de “Wirikuta y la Ruta Histórico Cultural del Pueblo Wixárika” (Mexico)

451    UF Sitio Sagrado Natural Wirikuta (Mexico)

451    UF Wirikuta, Sitio Sagrado Natural de (Mexico)

550    BT Natural areas--Mexico

550    BT Sacred space--Mexico

781    Mexico--Sitio Sagrado Natural de Wirikuta

150    Śivarājayoga    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2023000463]

053    BL1238.56.S45

450    UF Hatharajayoga

450    UF Royal yoga for siva

550    BT Hatha yoga

550    BT Yoga, Rāja

150    Tarot    [May Subd Geog]    [sp 85132686]

680    Here are entered works on the practice of divination with a tarot deck. Works on card games played with tarot decks are entered under Tarot (Game). ADD FIELD

150    Tarot--Equipment and supplies    [sp2023000701]

150    Tarot cards    [May Subd Geog]    [sp 90004769]

450    UF Card decks, Tarot ADD FIELD

450    UF Decks, Tarot ADD FIELD

450    UF Tarot card decks ADD FIELD

450    UF Tarot decks ADD FIELD

450    UF Tarot playing cards ADD FIELD

550    BT Playing cards ADD FIELD

550    BT Tarot--Equipment and supplies ADD FIELD

150    Templestay    [May Subd Geog]    [sp2023000771]

053    G156.5.T46

450    UF Temple-stay

550    BT Tourism

150    Thrace Pogroms, Turkey, 1934    [sp2023000657]

450    UF Anti-Jewish Pogrom, Turkey, 1934

450    UF Anti-Jewish Thrace Riots, Turkey, 1934

450    UF Thrace Events, Turkey, 1934

450    UF Thrace Incidents, Turkey, 1934    

450    UF Thrace Riots, Turkey, 1934

550    BT Pogroms--Turkey

551    BT Turkey--History--1918-1960

150    Tiger--Religious aspects--Taoism    [sp2023000678]

150    Zoomorphism    [sp2023000698]

550    BT Symbolism

550    RT God--Corporeality

Demographic Terms

150    Archbishops    [dp2023060031]

072    occ

550    BT Bishops

150    Qādirīyah members    [dp2023060030]

072    rel

450    UF Kadiriyya members

450    UF Qadiri Order members

450    UF Qadiriyah Order members

450    UF Qadiriyya members

450    UF Qadiriyya Order members

450    UF Qādiriyyah members

550    BT Sufis

Genre/Form Terms

155    Oracle cards    [gp2023026028]

455    UF Card decks, Oracle

455    UF Decks, Oracle

455    UF Divination cards (Oracle cards)

455    UF Oracle card decks

455    UF Oracle decks

555    BT Ephemera

555    BT Illustrated works

680    Set of cards used for divination and often customized by the user.

155    Rubrics (Liturgical books)    [gp2023026030]

455    UF Directions, Rubrical (Liturgical books)    

455    UF Rubrical directions (Liturgical books)

555    BT Liturgical books

680    Directions in liturgical books for the conduct of liturgical services

155    Tarot cards    [gp2023026027]

455    UF Decks, Tarot

455    UF Divination cards (Tarot cards)

455    UF Tarot decks

455    UF Tarot playing cards

455    UF Tarots

555    BT Playing cards

680    Set of cards used for fortune-telling or to play tarot games.

155    Verse hagiographies    [gp2023026035]

455    UF Hagiographical poetry

555    BT Biographical poetry



Religions. Mythology. Rationalism


Religion in relation to other subjects, A-Z


BL65.S4Sex. Sex role

Natural theology

Religion and science

Special sciences

Other, A-Z

BL265.N4 Neurosciences

Worship. Cultus

Rites and ceremonies. Ritual, cult, symbolism

Other, A-Z

BL619.P76 Processions

History and principles of religions

Asian. Oriental

By religion


Practice. Forms of worship. Religious life

Religious life. Spiritual life. Discipline

Meditation. Spiritual exercises


Special yoga, A-Z


By region or country


Special religions


Other special topics, A-Z

BL1883.P65 Political aspects


Other special topics, A-Z



By ethnic group, etc., A-Z



North America

Special cults, religious movements, etc. A-Z

BL2532.E85 Espiritismo



Practical Judaism

Other special topics, A-Z




Christianity in relation to special subjects, A-Z



The Bible


Texts and versions

Modern texts and versions

Non-European languages

African languages, A-Z

BS325.D25Dagaare TABLE BS5

BS325.E83Esahie TABLE BS5

BS325.F32Fanti TABLE BS5

BS325.G69Gonja TABLE BS5

BS325.K87Kusaal TABLE BS5

BS325.L59Logba TABLE BS5

BS325.S553Siwu TABLE BS5

BS325.T34Tafi TABLE BS5

BS325.V34Vagala TABLE BS5

Languages of Oceania and Australasia (Austronesian, Papuan, and Australian), A-Z

BS335.T75Tuam TABLE BS5

New Testament

Works about the New Testament

Topics (not otherwise provided for), A-Z

BS2545.E35 Economics


Practical theology


Special churches

Catholic Church


Missions of individual monastic orders and societies of laymen

Other, A-Z

BV2300.S68 Society of the Holy Childhood

Pastoral theology

Preaching. Homiletics

Special topics, A-Z

BV4235.H57 Hispanic Americans, Preaching to


Christian denominations

Orthodox Eastern Church

Non-canonical churches

Non-canonical churches in other regions or countries

North America

United States

By body, A-Z

BX774.A88-.A889Autonomous Ukrainian Orthodox Church in America

Catholic Church

Practical religion

Church work. Social service

Work with, and attitude towards, special groups, classes, etc., A-Z

[BX2347.8.G22]Gays see BX2347.8.H65 CANCEL

[BX2347.8.G22]Gay people see BX2347.8.H65

BX2347.8.H65Homosexuals CANCEL

BX2347.8.H65Homosexuals. Gay people. Sexual minorities

[BX2347.8.S48]Sexual minorities see BX2347.8.H65

Other Protestant denominations

Mormons. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Special topics

Other, A-Z

BX8643.N36 Names


Geography (General)

Travel. Voyages and travels (General)

Special topics, A-Z




By region or country

Asia. The Orient

Southeast Asia


By ethnic group, A-Z

GR316.5.O73Orang Asli (Malaysian people)


Islamic law. Sharīʻah. Fiqh. شريعة. فقه

Schools of thought. Islamic legal schools. Madhāhib. مذاهب

Schools and authors affiliated with a particular school

Sunnī schools

Ḥanafī. Ḥanafīyah. طبقات، الحنفي، الحنفية

Individual authors, A-Z

KBP300.A443Ali Efendi, Çatalcalı, 1631 or 1632-1692 TABLE K4

Furūʻ al-fiqh. Substantive law. Branches of law. فروع الفقه

Medical legislation

Special topics, A-Z

KBP3119.F45Female circumcision. Clitoridectomy CANCEL

KBP3119.F45Female circumcision. Clitoridectomy. Female genital mutilation

Cultural affairs

Science and the arts

Historic buildings and monuments. Architectural landmarks

Special topics, A-Z

KBP3183.3.S47Sepulchral monuments


History of canon law


Canonists and jurists

By period

1545 (Council of Trent) to 19th century

By nationality

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese

Individual canonists and jurists (commentators)

Other jurists, A-Z

KBR2074.R67Rossi, Francesco, 1747-1840 TABLE K4

KBR2074.S25Salzano, Tommaso Michele, Archbishop of Edessa, 1807-1890 TABLE K4


Law of Germany

Civil law. Bürgerliches Recht

Domestic relations. Family law. Familienrecht

KK1157Same-sex marriage TABLE K11

Including quasi-marital relationships


Visual arts


Special regions or countries


Great Britain. England


21st century

Special aspects or movements, A-Z

N6768.65.I85Islamic art

Special subjects of art

Religious art

Christian art

Christian symbolism

Special, A-Z

N8012.F56 Flowers


English literature

History of English literature

By period


19th century

Special topics, A-Z

PR468.G55 God


American literature

History of American literature

By period

19th century

Special topics, A-Z

PS217.R46 Religion