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Finding EFL books using the LC classification scheme: General scheme overview

A guide to finding English Faculty Library books classified using the Library of Congress classification scheme
Subjects: English

Overview of the LCC scheme

While most books in the EFL fall within the P section for Language and Literature (and more specifically PR for English Literature), it is important to remember that books on other subjects relating to your research may be classified in different sections, as shown in the table below.

This table gives an overview of how each of the classes within the LCC scheme are divided by subject. For a more detailed subject breakdown of each classmark click on the category heading. For a more detailed breakdown of Class P 'Literature & Language' look at the separate table in this guide.

 

Classmark Category
A General Works
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion.          
C Auxiliary Sciences Of History
D World History And History Of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Etc.
E History Of The Americas
F History Of The Americas
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
H Social Sciences
J Political Science
K Law
L Education
M Music And Books On 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. Information Resources (General)