Classification Guide

Classification Guide

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 AYGeneral works Encyclopedia Indexes Yearbooks, Almanacs, DictionariesLevel 2    

B BF BL BM BP BRPhilosophy (General) Psychology Religions, Mythology, Rationalism Judaism Islam, Bahaism, Theosophy Christianity

C CB CC CTAuxiliary Sciences of History History of Civilization Archeology Biography
D DA DC DD DE DK DS DT DU DXHistory (General) Great Britain France Germany Roman World Soviet Union Asia Africa Oceania GypsiesLevel 3


E-FHistory : America

G GB GN GR GVGeography (General) Physical Geography Anthropology Folklore Recreation, Leisure

H HC HD-HF HG HJ HM HQ HXSocial Sciences (General) Economic History & Condition Business Communication Finance Public Finance Sociology The Family, Marriage, Woman Socialism, Communism, Anarchism

J JFPolitical Science Government, Administration, General Works, Comparative Works

KLawLevel 1

L LBEducation (General) Theory and Practice of EducationLevel 4


M MLMusic Literature of Music

N NA ND NXFine Arts/Visual Arts (General) Architecture Painting Arts in general

P PA PE PL PN PR PZPhilology 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 QRScience (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  RZMedicine (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 TXTechnology (General) Engineering, Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Chemical Technology Manufacturers Home Economics

UMilitary Sciences

VNaval Sciences

ZLibrary Sciences