512 additions, 75 literal changes, and 18 inactivations. Help is on the way.

On January 27th from 1-2 pm and Februrary 24th from 1-2 pm, please join Connie Harbison, Chair of BISG’s Subject Codes Committee, for guidance and discussions centered around migrating from Juvenile Fiction (JUV) and Juvenile Non-Fiction (JNF) to YAF (Young Adult Fiction) to YAN (Young Adult Non-Fiction). 446 of the new BISAC codes are in the YAF/YAN category.

You will learn:

  • Guidelines and best practices
  • Juvenile vs Young Adult
  • How to use the mapping table
  • Mapping examples
  • Examples of how to manually assign a more specific YA code
  • Benefits and risks of adopting the new codes 

​Register for the January 27th webinar​ and and the February 24th webinar ​today.

You can get our basic one-to-one mapping table JUV/JNF to YAN/YAF if you’ve already downloaded the new edition. If you haven’t downloaded the BISAC Subject Headings: 2015 Edition, then please follow the link to do so. Contact Connie at Connie.Harbison@baker-taylor.com with any questions.

Remember, all BISG members register for webinars and receive the BISAC codes for free, so if you haven’t become a member yet, now is a good time to take advantage of this benefit. Please contact aurora@bisg.org for more information.