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Subject terms in LISA
Subject headings in LISA are referred to as descriptors. All descriptors in LISA are single words or phrases; LISA doesn't sub-divide its headings.
Use the thesaurus to discover the subject headings for your topic.
Create a personal account and use the My Research feature to:
- Save searches and results.
- Organize your research in folders.
- Add and share tags.
- Save your search and display preferences.
- Manage alerts and RSS feed.
Play with subject headings and keywords
- Consult the database's thesaurus to identify other relevant headings.
- No heading in the thesaurus that matches your topic? Try keyword searching instead.
- Try combining a general subject heading with a specific keyword, e.g. Cataloguing as Subject and Toys as Keyword.
- When you find a relevant entry, always look to see what descriptors have been assigned to it.