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LC Classification Outline
7th edition
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Note: This publication is now out of print.

Available at no cost on the Web--a handy detailed outline of the LC classification system. Features the entire classification scheme. An excellent tool for catalogers in locating appropriate schedules and for advanced users in narrowing their search for materials.
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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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