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001 - CONTROL NUMBER

  • control field: 638894

003 - CONTROL NUMBER IDENTIFIER

  • control field: OSt

005 - DATE AND TIME OF LATEST TRANSACTION

  • control field: 20170516020812.0

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010 ## - LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER

  • LC control number: gf2014026529

040 ## - CATALOGING SOURCE

  • Original cataloging agency: IlChALCS
  • Language of cataloging: eng
  • Transcribing agency: DLC
  • Subject heading/thesaurus conventions: lcgft
  • Modifying agency: DLC

155 ## - HEADING--GENRE/FORM TERM

  • Genre/form term: Science fiction

455 ## - SEE FROM TRACING--GENRE/FORM TERM

  • Genre/form term: Sci-fi

555 ## - SEE ALSO FROM TRACING--GENRE/FORM TERM

  • Control subfield: g
  • Genre/form term: Fiction

670 ## - SOURCE DATA FOUND

  • Source citation: Britannica online academic edition, Nov. 5, 2012
  • Information found: (science fiction: abbreviation SF or sci-fi, a form of fiction that deals principally with the impact of actual or imagined science upon society or individuals; the attempt at scientific and technological plausibility is the feature that distinguishes science fiction from earlier speculative writings and other contemporary speculative genres such as fantasy and horror; themes include space travel, robots, alien beings, time travel, alternative societies, alternate histories and parallel universes)

670 ## - SOURCE DATA FOUND

  • Source citation: Wheeler, K. Literary terms and definitions, via WWW, Jan. 3, 2013
  • Information found: (science fiction: Literature in which speculative technology, time travel, alien races, intelligent robots, gene-engineering, space travel, experimental medicine, psionic abilities, dimensional portals, or altered scientific principles contribute to the plot or background. Many purists make a distinction between "hard" science fiction (in which the story attempts to follow accepted scientific realism and extrapolates the outcomes or consequences of scientific discovery in a hard-headed manner) and "soft" science fiction (which often involves looser adherence to scientific knowledge and more fantasy-elements))

670 ## - SOURCE DATA FOUND

  • Source citation: GSAFD, 2000
  • Information found: (science fiction: used for works of fantasy that deal with possible though not necessarily probable events and are based approximately on scientific principles, e.g. space travel, time travel, etc. Used also for works in which mankind confronts alien cultures or environments)

680 ## - PUBLIC GENERAL NOTE

  • Explanatory text: Fiction that depicts imagined scientific or technological advances (e.g., time travel, artificial intelligence) and their impact on society.

681 ## - SUBJECT EXAMPLE TRACING NOTE

  • Explanatory text: Note under
  • Subject heading or subdivision term: Literature