Library of Congress Classification Guide


 

A       GENERAL WORKS
          (Encyclopedias, etc.)

B        PHILOSOPHY-RELIGION
           B-BJ       Philosophy, including: 
           BF  Psychology
           BL-BX   Religion

C       AUXILIARY SCIENCES OF HISTORY
          CT   Biography

D       HISTORY: GENERAL AND OLD WORLD
          DA    Great Britain
          DD    Germany
          DK    Russia
          DT    Africa

E-F   HISTORY: THE AMERICAS
           (E184.5 + Afro-Americans)
           (E444.92 + Slavery in the United States

G      GEOGRAPHY, ANTHROPOLOGY, FOLKLORE          
         G      Geography
         GE   Environmental Sciences
         GN  Anthropology
         GR   Folklore
         GV   Recreation, physical education

H      SOCIAL SCIENCES
         HA   Statistics
         HE    Transportation and communication
         HF    Marketing, management, accounting, and
 advertising  
         HG    Finance
         HM   Sociology
         HQ    Marriage and family
         HV    Social pathology, public welfare, and criminology

J        POLITICAL SCIENCE
         JC    Political theory
         JF    Constitutional history (General and comparative) 
         JK    U.S. Constitutional history

K      LAW
         KF    Law of the United States

L      EDUCATION


M     MUSIC AND BOOKS ON MUSIC

N     FINE ARTS
        ND   Painting
        NK   Decorative arts and interior design

P      LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
        PA   Classical languages and literature
        PE    English language (including dictionaries)
        PN   General and comparative literature, film, theater,  journalism, ect.
        PQ   Romance literature
        PR    English literature
        PS    American literature
        PT    German literature

Q     SCIENCE
        QA   Mathematics (QA 76+ Computers)
        QC   Physics
        QD   Chemistry
        QH   Natural history, biology, and ecology
        QK   Botany      
        QL    Zoology
        QP    Physiology and biochemistry

R     MEDICINE
        RA    Public health, forensic medicine and toxicology     
        RC    Internal medicine, psychiatry, and sports medicine
        RT    Nursing     

S      AGRICULTURE           
        SB    Plant culture
        SF    Animal culture
        SH   Aquaculture, fisheries

T     TECHNOLOGY
        TA   Civil engineering
        TH   Mechanical engineering
        TK   Electrical engineering
                 (TK7885+ Computers)
         TP   Chemical engineering
         TR   Photography
         TT   Arts and crafts
         TX   Home economics

U      MILITARY SCIENCE

V      NAVAL SCIENCE          


Z      BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARY SCIENCE