Canadian Subject Headings (CSH) is a list of subject headings in the English language, using controlled vocabulary, to access and express the subject content of documents on Canada and Canadian topics.
CSH on the Web offers:
Canadian Subject Headings in SKOS/RDF [RDF/XML 14,771 KB]
Downloading of CSH records from AMICUS
Subject authority records for Canadian Subject Headings are also available in the AMICUS database, Library and Archives Canada’s bibliographic and authorities database. Registered AMICUS users can download CSH authority records in the MARC 21 format from AMICUS. For more information on becoming a registered user and/or downloading from AMICUS, contact the AMICUS Support Services
For more information and to search AMICUS Web, go to AMICUS.
Note that Canadian Subject Headings, 3rd edition (print), is no longer updated by supplements, nor will a new edition be published. The third edition and its supplements have been superseded by CSH on the Web.
Suggestions for new headings or changes to headings and comments
Suggestions for new headings or changes to headings are welcomed by Library and Archives Canada. No special proposal form is required. Please send suggestions or questions about CSH to:
Editor, Canadian Subject Headings