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Classification and Shelflisting Manual
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Provides guidelines for establishing Library of Congress classification numbers and assigning them to library materials, as well as for shelflisting materials collected by the Library of Congress.
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Classification and Shelflisting Manual, Update no. 1
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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 ( Class Web also includes all Library of Congress subject and name headings.

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