Example hv represents the subclass of social

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Example: HV, represents the subclass of Social pathology. Social and Public Welfare. Enumeration or Numbers The Third level of division in the LC is the enumerative or number classification. Numbers that represent common concepts are found in the LCC schedules or tables. After the subclass of HV, the number 547 represents self-groups . To classify this, the cataloger will use HV547. Subdivision Schedules Subdivision schedules with the alpha and enumeration codes are free and available from the Library of Congress Classification Outline. The Classification Web is a subscription databases with full specificity. Cutter Number The Cutter Number follows the LCC classification to further distinguish the book. The Cutter Number indicated the author’s last name or first word of the title of the book. Edition/Year of Publication The edition of a volume is the next part of the call number. The year of publication follows the Cutter number to indicate the edition.
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Library of Congress Classification Cutters Number For the second letter: b d l-m n p r s-t u-y Use number: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1. After Initial vowels: For the second letter: a ch e h-i m-p t u w-z Use number: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 2. After initial letter S For the second letter: a e i o r t y Use number: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 3. After initial letter Qu
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Library of Congress Classification Cutters Number Use numbers: 2-29 4. For initial letters Qa-Qt For the second letter: a e i o r u y Use number: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 5. After other initial consonants For the second letter: a -d e - h i l m o p s t v w - z Use number: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 6. For further expansion of the last name
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Example: SHAW S539 Lets use SHAW as an example. Because it begins with letter S, use the second table. Select the number 5 in the second table to represent the second letter, h. Since there are many names related to Shaw, expand the cutter number by using the sixth table to represent letter a , use the number 3 followed by number 9 for the letter w.
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How to use the Cutter table: Identify the first letter of the surname and identify what table does it belong. Identify the second letter and its respective number in the table identified first. For expansion, use the sixth table. Mac , Mc , M' are no longer treated exceptionally. Cutter includes a range of letters up to the next one listed. e.g. After initial vowels: b=2 applies to a-c; d=3 applies to d-k.
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Subclasses Each of the main classes, is further divided into subclasses, which represent disciplines or major branches of the main class. Most subclasses are denoted by two letter, or occasionally three-letter combinations. For example, following are some subclasses of class P.
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