Join Connie Harbison for BISG’s BISAC Subject Headings: 2015 Edition Webinar

January 25, 2016
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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 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 for more information.

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