Information Classification & Call Numbers(3) (2)

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Unformatted text preview: on in a systematic way (usually by subject of the work) Classification (i.e. Call Number) Systems – “Local” (or “Non­Standard”) Call Numbers – SuDoc Numbers – Dewey Decimal – Library of Congress Library of Congress Classification Library of Congress Classification Library of Congress established by President Adams in 1800 for Congress; learn more of its history here LC Classification system developed in 1897 – It organizes material according to 21 branches of knowledge The subject areas are labeled with letters A­Z (except I,O,W,X and Y) Library of Congress Library of Congress Classification A: General Works B: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion C: Auxiliary Sciences of History D: History ­ General & Eastern Hemisphere E­F: History ­ Western Hemisphere G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation H: Social Sciences J: Political Science K: Law L: Education M: Music N: Fine Arts P: Language and Literature Q: Sciences R: Med...
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