Thema Subject Categories 1.3

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Notation Category heading Add Mod ?
W Lifestyle, Hobbies & Leisure
Use for: (all W* codes) popular accounts for general readership. Prefer Sections A*, K*, P*, R*, T*, etc, as appropriate, for specialist & academic works
WT Travel & holiday
Use with: (all WT* codes) the most specific PLACE 1* Qualifiers available, as appropriate
WTD Travel tips & advice: general
WTH Travel & holiday guides
Use for: general travel guides, lists of places to visit, ‘best of’ guides, that are not in a more specific category and that remain primariliy guidebooks. Use with: the most specific PLACE 1* Qualifiers available, plus INTEREST 5* Qualifier, or another subject code, to indicate a specialised guidebook. For example, 5PS to indicate holidays aimed at a particular group. See also: WJS Shopping guides, WTM Places & peoples: general & pictorial works
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WTK Language phrasebooks
Use with: LANGUAGE Qualifier 2* as appropriate. See also: CJBT Language self-study
WTL Travel writing
WTM Places & peoples: general & pictorial works
Use for: illustrated and inspirational travel books, books about places to visit, etc, that are NOT primarily guidebooks. Use with: the most specific PLACE 1* Qualifiers available plus INTEREST 5* qualifier or another subject code when the title has a specialised theme. See also: AJC Photographs: collections
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WTR Travel maps & atlases
See also: RGX* Geographical reference works and its subcategories

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