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Library of Congress Classification System

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh uses the Library of Congress Classification System. The Library of Congress offers an overview of the classes. See our Library Subject Guide for more help with Subject Headings.

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Subject Area LC Class
Africa -- History & Description & Travel DT
Afro-Americans
African Americans
E 185
American History E 178
Anthropology GN
Archaeology CC
Asia -- History & Travel DS
Atlases G 1019-1201
Australia --
    History
    Travel
DU 90-422
DU 408
Austria --
    History
    Travel
DB
Aztecs F 1219
Bible BS
Brazil
( History &
Travel)
F 2521-2538
Buddhism BQ 1-9999
Canada
History & Travel
F 1001-1035
Caribbean
History & Travel
F 2161
F 2171
Catholic Church BX 800-4795
Census  
Central America
History & Travel
F 1433-1527
Child Abuse HV 713-742
Child Care HQ 796
RJ 61-101
Child Development LB 1101
HQ 771
Child Psychology BF 721-723
HQ 767-772
LB 1115-1117
Child Sexual Abuse HQ 71-72
China
History & Travel
DS 701-796
Christianity BR 1-129
Christmas GT 4985
PN 6071.C6
Citizenship -- United States JK 1751-1788
Civil Rights JC 571
KF 4750
Civil War (U.S.) E 456-655
Clubs HS 2519
Communism HX 626-795
Community Development  
Cults BP 602-605
BL 80-85
BL 2490-2580
Hieroglyphics
(Egyptian)
PJ1091,
PJ1135
Hinduism BL1100-2030,
B130-133
Historic Preservation  
History D 209-210
Holidays GT 3900
Incas F 3429
F 3442
India
    History
DS 401-498
Indians of Central America F 1434-5
Indians of North America E 77-99
Indians of South America F 2229-2230
Ireland
    History
DA 900-995
Islam BP 1-223
DS 35
Israel
    History
DS 101-135
Italy
    History
DG
Japan
    History
DS 801-807
Judaism BM
DS 102
Latin America (General) F 1401-1419
Latin America
(Search By Specific Country)
F 1432-3722
Names ( Personal & Surnames) CS 2300-2389
Native Americans E 77-99
Netherlands DJ
New Age BP 605
New Zealand
    History
DU 90-422
DU 408
Occult BF 1405-1999
Old West F 591-596
Paper Money H 6591
Parenting HQ 772
HQ 759
Pennsylvania F 157
Philosophy B
Pittsburgh F 159
Political Science J
Portugal ( History) DP501-900
Poverty HV1-4630,
HC79.P6,
HC110.P6
Prehistoric Man GN700-875
Prostitution HQ101-440
Protestantism BX4800-4861
Psychology BF 39-833
Public Administration JF1531
Public Finance HJ141
Public Opinion JK 31
Public Relations HM263
Public Speaking PN4121-4130
Pyramids (Egyptian) DT61-63
Reincarnation BL 515
BP 573.R5
Religions (General) BL 74-98
Revolutionary War (U.S.) E 201-298
Roman Catholic Church BX 800-4895
Rome (Civilization & History) DG 61-365
Russia (History DK 18-274
Scandinavia
    History
DL 11-46
School Desegregation LC 212-214
Schools LA 217
Secondary Education LB 1607-1777
Self Help BF 632-637
Senior Citizens RC 952-954.6
HV 130-1493
HQ 1060-1064
Signs & Symbols AZ108