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LC Subject Areas

Librarian Subject Areas by LC Classification   

CLASS A - GENERAL WORKS   
JM   Subclass AC   Collections. Series. Collected works   
JM   Subclass AE   Encyclopedias   
JM   Subclass AG   Dictionaries and other general reference works   
JM   Subclass AIl   Indexes   
JS   Subclass AM   Museums. Collectors and collecting   
JS   Subclass AN   Newspapers   
JS   Subclass AP   Periodicals   
JM   Subclass AS   Academies and learned societies   
JM   Subclass AY   Yearbooks. Almanacs. Directories   
JS   Subclass AZ   History of scholarship and learning. The humanities   
CLASS B - PHILOSOPHY. PSYCHOLOGY. RELIGION   
ZW   Subclass B   Philosophy (General)   
ZW   Subclass BC   Logic   
ZW   Subclass BD   Speculative philosophy   
KA   Subclass BF   Psychology   
ZW   Subclass BH   Aesthetics   
ZW   Subclass BJ   Ethics   
ZW   Subclass BL   Religions. Mythology. Rationalism   
ZW   Subclass BM   Judaism   
ZW   Subclass BP   Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc.   
ZW   Subclass BQ   Buddhism   
ZW   Subclass BR   Christianity   
ZW   Subclass BS   The Bible   
ZW   Subclass BT   Doctrinal Theology   
ZW   Subclass BY   Practical Theology   
ZW   Subclass BX   Christian Denominations   
CLASS C - AUXILIARY SCIENCES OF HISTORY   
JS   Subclass C    Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)   
JS   Subclass CB    History of Civilization   
JS   Subclass CC    Archaeology   
JS   Subclass CD   Diplomatics. Archives. Seals   
JS   Subclass CE    Technical Chronology. Calendar   
CLASS C - AUXILIARY SCIENCES OF HISTORY CONT.   
JS   Subclass CJ   Numismatics   
JS   Subclass CN   Inscriptions. Epigraphy   
JS   Subclass CR   Heraldry   
JS   Subclass CS   Genealogy   
JS   Subclass CT   Biography   
CLASS D - HISTORY (GENERAL) AND HISTORY OF EUROPE   
JS   Subclass D   History (General)   
JS   Subclass DA   Great Britain   
JS   Subclass DAW    Central Europe   
JS   Subclass DB   Austria - Lfechtenstein - Hungary - Czechoslovakia   
JS   Subclass DC   France - Andorra - Monaco   
JS   Subclass DD   Germany   
JS   Subclass DE   Greco-Roman World   
JS   Subclass DF   Greece   
JS   Subclass DG   Italy - Malta   
JS   Subclass DH   Low Countries - Benelux Countries   
JS   Subclass DJ   Netherlands   
JS   Subclass DJK   Eastern Europe (General)   
JS   Subclass DK   Russia Soviet Union   
JS   Subclass DL   Northern Europe Scandinavia   
JS   Subclass DP   Spain - Portugal   
JS   Subclass DQ   Switzerland   
JS   Subclass DR   Balkan Peninsula   
JS   Subclass DS   Asia   
JS   Subclass DT   Africa   
JS   Subclass DU   Oceania   
JS   Subclass DX   Gypsies   
CLASS E-F - HISTORY: AMERICA   
JS   Class E    America   
JS   Class F   United States local history   
CLASS G - GEOGRAPHY. ANTHROPOLOGY. RECREATION   
JM   Subclass G   Geography (General). Atlases. Maps   
JM   Subclass GA   Mathematical geography. Cartography   
JM   Subclass GB   Physical geography   
JM   Subclass GC   Oceanography   
JM   Subclass GE   Environmental Sciences   
JM   Subclass GF   Human ecology. Anthropogeography   
KA   Subclass GN   Anthropology   
KA   Subclass GR    Folklore   
KA   Subclass GT   Manners and customs (General)   
KA   Subclass GY   Recreation. Leisure   
CLASS H - SOCIAL SCIENCES   
KA   Subclass H    Social sciences (General)   
TH/KA   Subclass HA    Statistics   
TH    Subclass HB    Economic theory. Demography   
TH     Subclass HC    Economic history and conditions   
TH     Subclass HD    Industries. Land use. Labor   
TH     Subclass HE    Transportation and communications   
TH   Subclass HF    Commerce   
TH     Subclass HG    Finance   
TH     Subclass HJ    Public finance   
KA   Subclass HM    Sociology (General)   
KA   Subclass HN    Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform   
KA   Subclass HQ    The family. Marriage. Women   
KA   Subclass HS    Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.   
KA   Subclass HT    Communities. Classes. Races   
KA   Subclass HV    Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology   
CLASS J- POLITICAL SCIENCE   
JS   Subclass J    General legislative and executive papers   
JS   Subclass JA    Political science (General)   
JS   Subclass JC    Political theory   
JS   Subclass JF    Political institutions and public administration - General   
JS   Subclass JK    Political institutions and public administration - United States   
JS   Subclass JL   Political institutions and public administration - Canada, West Indies, Mexico, Central and South America   
JS   Subclass JN   Political institutions and public administration - Europe   
JS   Subclass JQ   Political institutions and public administration - Asia, Arab countries, Islamic countries, Africa, Atlantic Ocean islands, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Ocean islands   
JS   Subclass JS    Local government. Municipal government   
JS   Subclass JV   Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration   
JS   Subclass JX   International law, see KZ (obsolete)   
JS   Subclass JZ   International relations   
CLASS K - LAW   
JS   Subclass K    Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence   
JS   Subclass KBR   History of canon law   
JS   Subclass KBU    Law of the Roman Catholic Church. The Holy See   
JS   Subclasses KD-KDK   United Kingdom and Ireland   
JS   Subclass KDZ   America. North America   
JS   Subclass KE   Canada   
JS   Subclass KF   United States   
JS   Subclass KG   Latin America -Mexico & Central America -West Indies. Caribbean area   
JS   Subclass KH   South America   
JS   SubclassesKJ-KKZ   Europe   
JS   Subclasses KL-KWX   Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica   
JS   Subclass KZ    Law of nations   
CLASS L - EDUCATION   
VB Subclass L   Education (General)   
VB   Subclass LA   History of education   
VB   Subclass LB   Theory and practice of education   
VB   Subclass LC   Special aspects of education   
VB   Subclass LD   Individual institutions - United States   
VB   Subclass LE   Individual institutions - America (except United States)   
VB   Subclass LI   Individual institutions - Europe   
VB   Subclass LG    Individual institutions - Asia, Africa, Indian Ocean Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands   
VB   Subclass LH    College and school magazines and papers   
VB   Subclass U    Student fraternities and societies, United States   
VB   Subclass LI    Textbooks   
CLASS M-MUSIC   
JM   Subclass M   Music   
JM   Subclass ML   Literature on music   
JM   Subclass MT   Musical instruction and study   
CLASS N - FINE ARTS   
ZW   Subclass N    Visual arts   
ZW  Subclass NA    Architecture   
ZW   Subclass NB   Sculpture   
ZW  Subclass NC   Drawing. Design. Illustration   
ZW  Subclass ND   Painting   
ZW   Subclass NE   Print media   
ZW   Subclass NK   Decorative arts   
ZW   Subclass NX   Arts in general   
CLASS P - LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE   
ZW   Subclass P   Philology. Linguistics   
ZW   Subclass PA   Greek language and literature. Latin language and literature   
ZW   Subclass PB   Modern languages. Celtic languages   
ZW   Subclass PC   Romanic languages   
ZW   Subclass PD   Germanic languages. Scandinavian languages   
ZW   Subclass PE   English language   
ZW  Subclass PF   West Germanic languages   
ZW   Subclass PG   Slavic languages. Baltic languages. Albanian language   
ZW  Subclass PH   Uralic languages. Basque language   
ZW   Subclass PJ   Oriental languages and literatures   
ZW   Subclass PK   Indo-Iranian languages and literatures   
ZW   Subclass PL   Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania   
ZW   Subclass PM   Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages   
ZW   Subclass PN   Literature (General)   
ZW  Subclass PQ    French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature Portuguese Literature   
ZW   Subclass PR    English literature   
CLASS Q-SCIENCE   
JM   Subclass Q   Science (General)   
JM   Subclass QA   Mathematics   
JM   Subclass QB   Astronomy   
JM   Subclass QC   Physics   
JM   Subclass QD   Chemistry   
JM   Subclass QE   Geology   
JM   Subclass QH   Natural history - Biology   
JM   Subclass QK   Botany   
JM   Subclass QL   Zoology   
JM   Subclass QM   Human anatomy   
JM   Subclass QP   Physiology   
JM   Subclass QR   Microbiology   
CLASS R - MEDICINE   
JM   Subclass R   Medicine (General)   
JM   Subclass RA   Public aspects of medicine   
JM   Subclass RB   Pathology   
JM   Subclass RC   Internal medicine   
JM   Subclass RD   Surgery   
JM   Subclass RE   Ophthalmology   
JM   Subclass RF   Otorhinolaryngology   
JM   Subclass RG   Gynecology and obstetrics   
JM   Subclass RJ   Pediatrics   
JM   Subclass RK   Dentistry   
JM   Subclass RL   Dermatology   
JM   Subclass RM   Therapeutics. Pharmacology   
JM   Subclass RS   Pharmacy and materia medica   
JM   Subclass RT   Nursing   
JM   Subclass RV   Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine   
JM   Subclass RX   Homeopathy   
JM   Subclass RZ   Other systems of medicine   
CLASS S - AGRICULTURE   
JM   Subclass S   Agriculture (General)   
JM   Subclass SB   Plant culture   
JM   Subclass SD   Forestry   
JM   Subclass SF   Animal culture   
JM   Subclass SH   Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling   
JM   Subclass SK   Hunting sports   
CLASS T - TECHNOLOGY   
JM   Subclass T   Technology (General)   
JM   Subclass TA   Engineering (General). Civil engineering   
JM   Subclass TC   Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering   
JM   Subclass TD   Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering   
JM   Subclass TE   Highway engineering. Roads and pavements   
JM   Subclass TF   Railroad engineering and operation   
JM   Subclass TG   Bridge engineering   
JM   Subclass TH   Building construction   
JM   Subclass TJ   Mechanical engineering and machinery   
JM   Subclass TK   Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering   
JM   Subclass TL   Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics   
JM   Subclass TN   Mining engineering. Metallurgy   
JM   Subclass TP   Chemical technology   
GG   Subclass TR   Photography   
TH   Subclass TS   Manufactures   
ZW   Subclass TT   Handicrafts. Arts and crafts   
TH   Subclass TX   Home economics   
CLASS U- MILITARY SCIENCE   
JS   Subclass U   Military science (General)   
JS   Subclass UA   Armies: Organization, distribution, military situation   
JS   Subclass UB   Military administration   
JS   Subclass UC   Maintenance and transportation   
JS   Subclass UD   Infantry   
JS   Subclass UE   Cavalry. Armor   
JS   Subclass UF   Artillery   
JS   Subclass UG   Military engineering. Air forces   
JS   Subclass UH   Other services   
CLASS V- NAVAL SCIENCE   
JS   Subclass V   Naval science (General)   
JS   Subclass VA   Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation   
JS   Subclass YB   Naval administration   
JS   Subclass VC   Naval maintenance   
JS   Subclass YD   Naval seamen   
JS   Subclass VE   Marines   
JS   Subclass VF   Naval ordnance   
JS   Subclass VG   Minor services of navies   
JS   Subclass VK   Navigation. Merchant marine   
JS   Subclass VM   Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering   
CLASS Z - BIBLIOGRAPHY. LIBRARY SCIENCE. INFORMATION RESOURCES (GENERAL)   
JM   Subclass Z Books (General)    Writing. Pateography. Book industries and trade. Libraries. Bibliography   
JM   Subclass ZA    Information resources (General)