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Outline of the Library of Congress Classification System

A.  GENERAL WORKS
      AE     Encyclopedias     
      AY     Yearbooks, Almanacs

 B.  PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
      BF      Psychology

      BJ      Ethics      BL      Religion

 C.  HISTORY: AUXILIARY SCIENCES
      CB      History of Civilization     
      CS      Genealogy
     
      CT      Biography

 D.  HISTORY: GENERAL & OLD WORLD     
      DC      France

      DD      Germany     
      DS      Asia
     
      DT      Africa

 E.  HISTORY:  AMERICA & U.S.

F.  HISTORY: U.S. LOCAL, NORTH &

     SOUTH AMERICA

G.  GEOGRAPHY, ANTHROPOLOGY AND RECREATION
      G       Atlases     
      GB    Physical Geography
    
      GC    Oceanography     
      GN    Anthropology
      GV    Recreation & Sports

H.  SOCIAL SCIENCES
      HF     Commerce     
      HG    Finance
     
      HM    Sociology     
      HQ    Social Groups
     
      HV    Social Pathology

J.  POLITICAL SCIENCE

K.  LAW
      KFC    California Law

L.   EDUCATION

M.  MUSIC

N.  FINE ARTS

P.  LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
      P-PN   Language, Linguistics     
      PQ-PT Literature

Q.  SCIENCE

      QA      Mathematics     
      QC      Physics
     
      QD      Chemistry     
      QE      Geology

      QK      Botany
      QL      Zoology

      QP      Physiology

R.  MEDICINE
      RT      Nursing

S.  AGRICULTURE
      SB      Plant Culture
      SF      Animal Culture

T  TECHNOLOGY
      TA      Civil Engineering
      TK      Electrical Engineering, Computer Science
      TR      Photography

      TT      Handicrafts, Design
      TX      Home Economics

U.  MILITARY SCIENCE

V.  NAVAL SCIENCE

Z.  BIBLIOGRAPHY & LIBRARY SCIENCE

      

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