BISAC Subject Headings List

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Use subjects in this section for works on the tests (or types of tests) listed, for study aids about the topics listed, for works of the type listed, or for works written to help an individual select an institute of higher education and finance his or her education.  For general works about studying, use "STUDY AIDS / Study & Test-Taking Skills".

Subjects in this section may be used with those in other sections for study aids on topics not found in this section, but it is recommended that topical subjects be assigned first: for example, a work about studying for an advanced placement test in calculus could be assigned "MATHEMATICS / Calculus" and "STUDY AIDS / Advanced Placement".

STU000000   STUDY AIDS / General


STU002000   STUDY AIDS / Advanced Placement

STU003000   STUDY AIDS / Armed Forces (incl. ASVAB)

STU034000   STUDY AIDS / Bar Exam

STU004000   STUDY AIDS / Book Notes (see also JUVENILE NONFICTION / Study Aids / Book Notes or YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Study Aids / Book Notes)

STU006000   STUDY AIDS / Citizenship

STU007000   STUDY AIDS / Civil Service

STU008000   STUDY AIDS / CLEP (College-Level Examination Program)

STU009000   STUDY AIDS / College Entrance

STU010000   STUDY AIDS / College Guides

STU011000   STUDY AIDS / CPA (Certified Public Accountant)

STU028000   STUDY AIDS / English Proficiency (incl. TOEFL & IELTS)

STU031000   STUDY AIDS / Financial Aid

STU013000   STUDY AIDS / GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)

STU015000   STUDY AIDS / Graduate School Guides

STU016000   STUDY AIDS / GRE (Graduate Record Examination)

STU025000   STUDY AIDS / High School Entrance

STU012000   STUDY AIDS / High School Equivalency (incl. GED & TASC)

STU017000   STUDY AIDS / LSAT (Law School Admission Test)

STU018000   STUDY AIDS / MAT (Miller Analogies Test)

STU032000   STUDY AIDS / MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)

                     STUDY AIDS / Medical Certification & Licensing see MEDICAL / Test Preparation & Review


STU021000   STUDY AIDS / Professional

STU033000   STUDY AIDS / PSAT & NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test)

STU022000   STUDY AIDS / Regents


                     STUDY AIDS / Scholarships & Loans see Financial Aid

STU036000   STUDY AIDS / Study & Test-Taking Skills

STU026000   STUDY AIDS / Study Guides

STU019000   STUDY AIDS / Teacher Certification (incl. Praxis)

STU027000   STUDY AIDS / Tests (Other)

STU037000   STUDY AIDS / USMLE (United States Medical Licensure Examination)

STU029000   STUDY AIDS / Vocational

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

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