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Library of Congress Classification System: Short Outlines of LCC

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

Short Outlines

A           GENERAL WORKS

                General encyclopedias, ref. works

B         PHILOSOPHY, RELIGION, PSYCHOLOGY

           B-BJ Philosophy

                BF Psychology

                BL-BX Religion

C             AUXILIARY SCIENCE OF HISTORY

                CB History of civilization (general)

                CC Archaeology

                CR Heraldry

                CS Genealogy

                CT Biography (general)

D             HISTORY GENERAL AND WORLD

                D World history including world wars

                DA-DR Europe

                DS Asia

                DT Africa

                DU Oceania

E-F          HISTORY OF AMERICA

                E 1-143 America (general)

                E 151-857 United States (general)

                UNITED STATES (STATES AND LOCAL)

G             GEOLOGRAPHY, ANTHROPOLOGY, FOLKLORE,                 RECREATION

                ;G Geography (general)

                GB Physical geography

                GC Oceanography

                GN Anthropology

                GR Folklore

                GV Recreation

H             SOCIAL SCIENCE

                HA Statistics

                HD Agriculture and industry

                HF Business

                HG Finance (general)

                HM-HX Sociology

                HM General works, Theories

                HQ Family, Marriage, women

                HT Urban and rural sociology

                HX Socialism, Communism

J              POLITICAL SCIENCE

                JA Political science (general)

                JC Political theory

                JF-JQ Constitutional history and public Administration

                JS Local government

                JX International law

K             LAW

of LC Classification System

L              EDUCATION

                LA History of education

                LB Theory and practice of teaching

                LC Special aspects of education

                LD-LG Individual institution (by country)

M             MUSIC & BOOKS ON MUSIC

N             FINE ARTS

                NA Architecture

                NB Sculpture

                NC Graphic arts

                ND Painting

P             LANGUAGE, LITERATURE

                PA Classical languages and literature

                PE English language

                PN General and comparative literature

                PQ Romance literature

                PR English literature

                PS American literature

                PT Germanic literatures

Q             SCIENCE

                QA Mathematics

                QB Astronomy

                QC Physics

                QD Chemistry

                QE Geology

                QH Natural history

                                QH 301 -705 Biology

                QK Botany

                QL Zoology

                QM Human anatomy

                QP Physiology

                QR Bacteriology

R             MEDICINE

                RA Public aspects of medicine: public health,                                    mental hygiene, medical centers

                RT Nurses and nursing

S             AGRICULTURE

T              TECHNOLOGY

                TA General engineering

                TC Hydraulic engineering

                TD Sanitary/municipal engineering

                TH Building construction

                TJ Mechanical engineering

                TK Electrical, nuclear engineering

                TR Photography

                TS Manufactures

                TT Handicrafts, arts, and crafts

                TX Home economics

U             MILITARY SCIENCE

V             NAVAL SCIENCE

Z              BIBLIOGRAPHY, LIBRARY SCIENCE,

                INFORMATION RESOURCES

Subject Guide

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