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View Resource Library of Congress Classification System

This very simple Web site has one very useful function: it contains the outline of the Library of Congress Classification System. While the outline is not searchable, users may browse through the twenty-one categories, which are then arranged by sub-category and number range. For the library user who would like to be convinced that the LOC system is a logical organizational structure, this is a...
View Resource Outline of the Library of Congress Classification

Originally developed for the classification of materials held in the US Library of Congress, today the LCC is used to classify and arrange materials from academic libraries to virtual collections of Internet resources, such as the Scout Report Signpost. The LCC is maintained by the Cataloging Policy and Support Office of the Library of Congress. The 21 broad classes of LCC listed on the main page...