In this chapter, the author discusses and evaluates the effort to study and update relevant ethnic, racial, and other diverse subject headings. This discussion includes the work of the Library of Congress and software vendors. The author encourages for the technical services community to develop, use, and change subject headings to accurately reflect society.

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Karen A. Nuckolls, LC Subject Headings, FAST Headings, and Apps: Diversity Can Be Problematic In the 21st Century, in Bradford Lee Eden, ed., Rethinking Technical Services (Scarecrow Press 2015).