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LC Classification Quick Reference Guide
The handsome pocket guide offers a concise outline of classes and subclasses in the Library of Congress classification system. It's particularly helpful for librarians, faculty in academic libraries, general researchers, and for use in student orientations and tutorials on library use. Libraries may also purchase one or more clear plastic holders that sit neatly on a countertop so that the guides are readily available to patrons. Updated 2004.

Note: This quick reference guide is available while supplies last.
1 pound
$10 for one pack of 50 guides.
$25 for three packs of 50.
$2 for one clear plastic countertop holder. (Holds a pack of 50 guides.)

Introduction to Classification

The complete Library of Congress Classification system is available by subscribing to the web-based service, Classification Web. While inventory lasts, it is also available in 41 individually printed classification schedules. Over the next year, all of the classification schedules will be converted into free downloads at Check that website frequently for newly added schedules.

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