This article describes the difference between cataloging images and cataloging books, the obstacles to including subject data in image cataloging records and how these obstacles can be overcome to make image collections more accessible. I call for participants to help create a subject authority reference resource for non-Western art. This article is an expanded and revised version of a presentation for the 2016 Joint ARLIS/VRA conference in Seattle.
Kessel, Karen L. M.A.
"Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Uktena Monster? Subject Cataloging for Images,"
VRA Bulletin: Vol. 42
, Article 3.
Available at: http://online.vraweb.org/vrab/vol42/iss2/3
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