Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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5 Interest qualifiers
Use INTEREST 5* Qualifier codes WITH appropriate subject codes for: indicating a variety of characteristics relating to the main content of the particular work. 5A* age codes to qualify Y* codes, 5H* to indicate content about a particular holiday or event, 5L* to indicate content about a particular age group / generation, 5P* to indicate content about a particular grouping of people, etc. National extensions (i.e. 5*-xx- format codes, where ‘xx’ indicates a country code) can be assigned by any user, and are not exclusive to users in the indicated country. All 5* codes must be used to describe a main content or topic of the work. DO NOT USE: as a marketing target audience code, the 5* Qualifier must relate to the main content of a work. DO NOT USE: code “5” itself, but select appropriate specific qualifiers from section 5*
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5J Intended for specific groups
Use for: 5J* codes in exceptional circumstances for material that is intended to be read by, but is not necessarily about, specific groups, in that the material was written specifically and purposefully for this audience
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5JA Intended primarily or specifically for women and/or girls
Use for: 5JA in exceptional circumstances for material that is intended to be read by women and/or girls, in that the material was written specifically and purposefully for this audience. The material does not necessarily have to be specifically about women or girls
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