SAC Subcommittee on FAST


To explore the issues related to the implementation of the Faceted Application of Subject Terminology (FAST) subject heading schema and advise on (1) the scope and suitability of the FAST vocabulary and syntax, (2) the FAST use of the MARC21 authority format, (3) adequacy of the FAST documentation, and (4) other relevant topics relating to the continuing development, maintenance, and implementation of FAST. The subcommittee should report on its progress at Midwinter and Annual Conferences and submit its final report by Midwinter 2007. The continued need for the subcommittee should be examined by SAC no later than 2007.


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