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Synopsis of the Library of Congress Classification Scheme

The IIUM Library uses the Library of Congress Classification Scheme. Below is the synopsis of the scheme.

A
AE
AJ
AY
General works
Encyclopedia
Indexes
Yearbooks, Almanacs, Dictionaries
Level 2
 
 
B
BF
BL
BM
BP
BR
Philosophy (General)
Psychology
Religions, Mythology, Rationalism
Judaism
Islam, Bahaism, Theosophy
Christianity
C
CB
CC
CT
Auxiliary Sciences of History
History of Civilization
Archeology
Biography
D
DA
DC
DD
DE
DK
DS
DT
DU
DX
History (General)
Great Britain
France
Germany
Roman World
Soviet Union
Asia
Africa
Oceania
Gypsies
Level 3

    

E-F
History : America
G
GB
GN
GR
GV
Geography (General)
Physical Geography
Anthropology
Folklore
Recreation, Leisure
H
HC
HD-HF
HG
HJ
HM
HQ
HX
Social Sciences (General)
Economic History & Condition
Business Communication
Finance
Public Finance
Sociology
The Family, Marriage, Woman
Socialism, Communism, Anarchism
J
JF
Political Science
Government, Administration, General Works, Comparative Works
K
Law
Level 1
L
LB
Education (General)
Theory and Practice of Education
Level 4

          

M
ML
Music
Literature of Music
N
NA
ND
NX
Fine Arts/Visual Arts (General)
Architecture
Painting
Arts in general
P
PA
PE
PL
PN
PR
PZ
Philology and Linguistics (General)
Classical Languages & Literature
Communication
Malay Language
Literary History & Collections
English Language
Fiction & Juvenile
Q
QA
QB
QC
QD
QE
QH
QK
QL
QM
QP
QR
Science (General)
Mathematics & Computer Science
Astronomy
Physics
Chemistry
Geology
Natural History of Biology
Botany
Zoology
Human Anatomy
Physiology
Microbiology
R
RA
RB 
RC 
RC78
RC78.7.D53 
RC86-88.9
 RC306-320.5 
RC321-571 
RD
RE 
RF
RG
RJ
RK
RL 
RM 
RS
RT 
RV
RX 
RZ
Medicine (General) 
Public aspects of medicine 
Pathology 
Internal medicine
Radiography. Roentgenography
Diagnostic imaging 
Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid 
Tuberculosis 
Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry 
Surgery 
Ophthalmology 
Otorhinolaryngology 
Gynecology and obstetrics 
Pediatrics 
Dentistry 
Dermatology 
Therapeutics. Pharmacology 
Pharmacy and materia medica 
Nursing 
Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine 
Homeopathy 
Other systems of medicine
S
SB
SD
SF
SH 
SK 
Agriculture (General) 
Plant culture 
Forestry 
Animal culture 
Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling 
Hunting sports
T
TA
TK
TP
TS
TX
Technology (General)
Engineering, Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Chemical Technology
Manufacturers
Home Economics
U
Military Sciences
V
Naval Sciences
Z
Library Sciences

 

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