A form heading reflects what the bibliographic item is rather than what it is about.

image\POINT_BL.gif 7.121 Bibliographic form:

Bibliographic form headings are intended for items not restricted to any particular subject or for items dealing with a large number of subjects, such as general reference works. Examples

image\POINT_BL.gif 7.122 Artistic and literary form:

Artistic or literary form headings represent the literary genres or artistic media of the items rather than their subject content, particularly in the fields of literature, art, and music. Examples

See also:

7.1 Types and functions of main headings