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ENST 260: Grasslands

Metadata, or Library of Congress Subject Headings

Catalogs, Online Indexes, and Databases usually allow you to search by subject, in addition to keyword, author, title, etc. 

When you find a good source, look for subject headings in its record to find more related sources. Library of Congress Subject Headings are a "controlled vocabulary" and are used by many resources, including the Vassar Library Catalog, Worldcat, and HathiTrust.

African Americans -- Kansas -- History
Grassland birds -- subheadings
Great Plains -- subheadings
Kansas- subheadings
Indians of North America -- Kansas
Indians Of North America -- Great Plains - History
Kansa Indians
Kickapoo Indians
Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas
Pawnee Indians
Prairie conservation
Railroads -- United States -- subheadings

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