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East Los Angeles College Libraries use the alphanumeric Library of Congress Classification System for most of its collections.

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Library of Congress Classification 

 

 East Los Angeles College Libraries use the alphanumeric Library of Congress (LC) Classification System for most of its collection. Most colleges and universities use the LC Classification System because it accommodates larger collections and facilitates academic research.  The LC Classification System is subject-based, classifying and arranging items by the subject matter involved. This guide will teach you how to use the LC Call number to shelve books, shelf-read, and to perform general stack maintenance.

How to Read a LC Call number

Subject Guide

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