Library of Congress Classification System

Normandale Community College Library organizes its books and other materials collections according to the Library of Congress Classification System. The goal of the classification system is to locate items of a similar subject matter near each other.

The following outline highlights those subject areas of most interest to Normandale users. A more detailed listing of all the Library of Congress classification schemes is also available.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | J | K | L | M | N | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | Z

 

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A General Works
  AE - Encyclopedias
 

AY - Almanacs

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B

Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

 

BF - Psychology

 

BL-BX - Religions, Mythology

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C

Auxiliary Sciences of History

 

CT - Biography & Newsmakers

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D History (except America)
   
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E History: United States
 

 

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F

History: Americas

 

F 1-957 - U.S. States

 

F 601-615 - Minnesota

 

F 1400  - Latin America

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G

Geography, Anthropology

 

GN - Anthropology

 

GV - Sports

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H

Social Sciences

 

HA - Population & Census Statistics

 

HB-HC - Economics

 

HD - Business & Industry

 

HF 5380s -Jobs & Resumes

 

HM-HN - Sociology

 

HQ - Family, Marriage, Women

 

HV - Crime & Criminology

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J

Political Science

   
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K

Law

 

KFM - Minnesota laws & statutes

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L

Education

 

L 900 - College directories

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M

Music

   
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N

Fine Arts

 

NA - Architecture

 

ND - Painting

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P

Language & Literature

 

PE 1591 - Thesauri

 

PE 1625 -English dictionaries

 

PN 6112 - American drama anthologies

 

PN 6080s - Quotation books

 

PR - English literature & poetry

 

PS - American literature & poetry

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Q

Science

 

QA - Mathematics

 

QA 76 - Computer Science

 

QB -Astronomy

 

QC - Physics

 

QD - Chemistry

 

QE - Geology

 

QH - Biology

 

QK - Botany

 

QL - Zoology

 

Q-uman Anatomy

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R

Medicine

 

RC - Internal Medicine

 

RJ - Pediatrics

 

RK - Dentistry

 

RT - Nursing

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S

Agriculture

   
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T

Technology

 

TR - Photography

 

TX - Cookery & Recipes

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U

Military Science

   
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V Naval Science
   
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Z Bibliography & Library Science