The Library of Congress Subject Headings schema (LCSH) is by far the most commonly used and widely accepted subject vocabulary for general application. It is the de facto universal controlled vocabulary and has been a model for developing subject heading systems by many countries.
The Institute of Information Science (Institut informacijskih znanosti, IZUM), Maribor, and six Specialised Information Centres operating within the University of Ljubljana, and the Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts participate in the project described in this article.
A profession is, above all, defined by the work it performs in the social division of labour. The traditional profession of a librarian has no monopoly on the work carried out by a digital librarian. The profession of a digital librarian has little in common with the traditional profession of a librarian.