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Library of Congress Classification System: A Brief Guide: LC Classification System in Brief

A brief explanation of the system used to find books in Dacus Library.

Library of Congress System


A:  General Works (Encyclopedias, etc) N:  Fine Arts
B:  Philosophy, Psychology, Religion P:  Language and Literature
C:  Auxiliary Sciences of History Q:  Science
     (Includes Genealogy, Biography) R:  Medicine
D:  History:  General and Old World S:  Agriculture
E and F:  History:  America T:  Technology
G:  Geography, Anthropology, Recreation      (Includes Home Economics)
H:  Social Sciences U:  Military Science
J:  Political Science V:  Naval Science
K:  Law Z:  Bibliography, Library Science
L:  Education
M:  Music