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Call Numbers A-G

A General Works

B Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

B History & systems of philosophy
BF Psychology
BL Religions, mythology, rationalism
BM-R Individual Religions

C Auxiliary Sciences of History

CB History of civilization & culture
CT Biography (General)

D World History

DA Great Britain
DB Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary
DC France
DD Germany
DE Mediterranean, Greco-Roman world
DF Greece
DG Italy
DK Russia
DP Spain, Portugal
DR Eastern Europe, Turkey
DS Asia
DT Africa

E, F History of the Americas

E America (General), U.S.
F1-975 U.S. local history
F1001-1140 Canada
F1201-1392 Mexico
F1401-3799 Central & South America, Caribbean

G Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

G Atlases, globes, maps
GN Anthropology
GV Dance, leisure, sports


Call Numbers H-N

H Social Sciences and Business

HA Statistics
HC Economic history & conditions
HJ Public finance
HM Sociology
HQ Family, marriage, home
HQ1101-2030 Women

J Political Science

JF Constitutional history and administration
JK U.S. constitutional history
JS Local government
JX International law, international relations

K Law

L Education

LA History of education
LB Theory & practice
LC Special aspects of education
LD Individual U.S. institutions
LH College & school publication

M Music

M Musical works
ML Literature of music
MT Music instruction & study

N Fine Arts

NA Architecture
NB Sculpture
NC Drawing, design, illustration
ND Painting
NE Print media
NK Decorative arts
NX Arts in general


Call Numbers M-Z

P Language and Literature

P Linguistics
PA Greek & Latin
PC Romance languages
PD Old Germanic & Scandinavian languages
PE English language
PF Dutch, Flemish, German languages
PG Slavic languages & literature
PL East Asian, African, & Oceanic languages & literatures
PN Literature,literary history & collections
PN1993-1996 Motion pictures
PQ Romance literatures
PR English literature
PS American literature
PT Germanic literatures

Q Science

QA Mathematics
QA75.5-76 Computer science
QA273-280 Statistics
QB Astronomy
QC Physics
QD Chemistry
QE Geology
QH Natural history - Biology
QK Botany
QL Zoology
QM Human anatomy
QP Physiology
QR Microbiology

R Medicine

S Agriculture

T Technology

TA Engineering (General), civil engineering
TC Hydraulic engineering
TD Environmental technology
TE Civil engineering (various subjects)
TJ Mechanical engineering & machinery
TK Electrical engineering, electronics
TP Chemical technology
TR Photography

U-V Military & Naval Science

Z Bibliography, Library Science


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