Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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Notation Category heading Add Mod ?
W Lifestyle, Hobbies and Leisure
Use all W* codes for: popular accounts for general adult readership. DO NOT USE: code ‘W’ itself, but select specific categories from section W*. Use all W* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate.
Prefer: codes from A*, K*, P*, R*, T*, etc, for specialist, technical and academic works
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WZ Stationery and miscellaneous items
Use all WZ* codes for: products such as stationery and non-book articles for adults that would not be categorised using another subject category as a primary or main subject. Use with: other subject codes as appropriate but WZ* should be the main or principal code. Details of formats are conveyed in other product metadata
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WZG Gift books
Use for: books, typically small format and of a decorative, humorous or inspirational nature, intended to be given as gifts by the purchaser.
See also: YZG Children’s gift books
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WZS Stationery items
Use for: any printed stationery item, diaries, calendars, posters, kits, postcard packs, bookmarks, etc. Use with: another code indicating subject where possible

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