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Library of Congress Classification
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Library of Congress Classification
The Library of Congress Classification (LCC) is a system of library classification developed by the Library of Congress. It is used by most research and academic libraries in the U.S. and several other countries. It is not to be confused with the Library of Congress Subject Headings or Library of Congress Control Number. Most public libraries and small academic libraries continue to use the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC).
Although it divides subjects into broad categories, it is essentially enumerative in nature. It provides a guide to the books actually in the library, not a classification of the world.
Letter |Subject area
- A - General Works
- B - Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
- C - Auxiliary Sciences of History
- D - History, General and Old World
- E - History of America
- F - Local History of the United States and British, Dutch, French, and Latin America
- G - Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
- H - Social Sciences
- J - Political Science
- K - Law
- L - Education
- M - Music
- N - Fine Arts
- P - Language and Literature
- Q - Science
- R - Medicine
- S - Agriculture
- T - Technology
- U - Military Science
- V - Naval Science
- Z - Bibliography, Library Science, and General Information Resources
Comparison chart showing how the Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress Classification systems organize resources by concept, in part for the purpose of assigning call numbers. These two systems account for over 95% of the classification in United States libraries, and are used widely worldwide.
- "Library of Congress Classification." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 28 Aug 2008, 10:52 UTC. 8 Sep 2008 <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Library_of_Congress_Classification&oldid=234758224>.