Subject Guides

Classification of Books at the UAH Library

Books in the UAH Library are arranged by Library of Congress call numbers, according to the general system outlined below.

A -- General Works

  • A-AI -- Encyclopedias. Indexes
  • AN-AQ -- Journalism. Newspapers. Periodicals.
  • AY -- Almanacs. Directories. Yearbooks

    B -- Philosophy, Religion
  • B-BJ -- Philosophy - Logic. Aesthetics. Ethics
  • BL-BX -- Religion

    C -- Auxiliary Sciences of History (Biography, etc.)
  • CB -- History of Civilization
  • CC -- Archaeology
  • CT -- Biography (General)

    D -- History - Old World

    E - F -- History - New World (Americas)

    G -- Geography. Anthropology. Recreation

  • G-GB -- Geography
  • GC -- Oceanography
  • GN -- Anthropology
  • GR -- Folklore
  • GT -- Manners and customs (General)
  • GV -- Recreation. Sports

    H -- Social Sciences (General)
  • HA -- Statistics
  • HB-HJ -- Business and Economics
  • HK-HL -- Psychology. Psychiatry
  • HM-HV -- Sociology. Pathology. Welfare. Criminology
  • HX -- Socialism. Communism. Anarchism

    J -- Political Science

    K -- Law

    L -- Education

    M -- Music

    N -- Arts - Architecture. Sculpture. Drawing. Painting

    P -- Language and Literature

  • PA -- Languages and Literature, Classical
  • PB-PH -- Languages, Modern European
  • PJ -- Languages and Literatures, Oriental
  • PN -- Literary History and Collections (General)
  • PQ -- Literatures, Romance
  • PR -- Literature, English
  • PS -- Literature, American
  • PT -- Literature, Germanic
  • PZ -- Literature, Juvenile

    Q -- Science (General)
  • QA -- Mathematics and Computer Science
  • QB -- Astronomy
  • QC -- Physics
  • QD -- Chemistry
  • QE -- Geology
  • QH -- Natural History (General)
  • QK -- Botany
  • QL -- Zoology
  • QM -- Anatomy, Human
  • QP -- Physiology
  • QR -- Biology, Microbiology

    R -- Medicine
  • RT -- Nursing

    S -- Agriculture
  • SB -- Agriculture. Plant. Animal/Aquaculture

    T -- Technology (General)
  • TA -- Engineering (General). Civil Engineering
  • TC -- Engineering, Hydraulic
  • TD -- Engineering, Environmental
  • TE -- Engineering, Highway
  • TH -- Engineering, Construction
  • TJ -- Engineering, Mechanical
  • TK -- Engineering, Electrical/Electronic/Nuclear
  • TL -- Engineering, Vehicles/Aero- & Astronautics
  • TN -- Engineering, Mining/Metallurgy
  • TP -- Engineering, Chemical
  • TS -- Manufacturing
  • TT -- Handicrafts. Arts and Crafts
  • TX -- Home Economics

    U -- Military Science

    V -- Naval Science

    Z -- Bibliography. Library Science


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