Library of Congress (LC) Classification Outline
LC Class Subject(s) Corresponding
Dewey
Number(s)
Location
A General Works 000s Level
F
B B-BJ Philosophy, Psychology 100s Level
F
BL-BW Religion 200s Level
F
BX Religion Level E
BY BY Methodism
BY65 Methodist belief & doctrine
BY250 General history of Methodism
BY290 Methodism in Great Britain
BY321 Works of John Wesley
BY1490 Methodism in North America
Level
E
C Auxiliary Sciences of History 900s Level D
D History (General and Old World)
E History (U.S. as a nation)
F History (Indiv. U.S. states, New World)
LC Class Subject(s) Corresponding
Dewey
Number(s)
Location
G Geography, Anthropology, Recreation 300s Level D
H-HD Social Sciences
HD-HZ Social Sciences Level C
J Political Science
K Law
L Education
M Music 700s
N Fine Arts
P Language, Literature 400s, 800s
Q Mathematics, Natural Sciences 500s
R Medicine 600s
S Agriculture
T Technology
U, Military Science 300s
V Naval Science
Z Bibliography, Library Science 000s
Dewey Decimal Classifications
000 Generalities  (Level A) (nearly all re-classed in LC) 500 Natural sciences & mathematics  (Level B)
510 Mathematics
520 Astronomy & allied sciences
530 Physics
540 Chemistry & allied sciences
550 Earth sciences
560 Paleontology Paleozoology
570 Life sciences Biology
580 Plants
590 Animals
100 Philosophy & psychology (Level E)
110 Metaphysics, 120 Epistemology, causation, humankind
130 Paranormal phenomena
140 Specific philosophical schools
150 Psychology
160 Logic
170 Ethics (Moral philosophy)
180 Ancient, medieval, Oriental philosophy
190 Modern western philosophy
200 Religion (Levels F [200-229s] & E [230-299s])
210 Philosophy & theory of religion (Level F)
220 Bible (Level F)
230 Christianity Christian theology (Level E)
240 Christian moral & devotional theology (Level E)
250 Christian orders & local church (Level E)
260 Social & ecclesiastical theology (Level E)
270 History of Christianity & Christian church (Level E)
280 Christian denominations & sects (Level E)
290 Comparative religion & other religions (Level E)
600 Technology  & Applied sciences (Level B)
610 Medical sciences Medicine
620 Engineering & allied operations
630 Agriculture & related technologies
640 Home economics & family living
650 Management & auxiliary services
660 Chemical engineering
670 Manufacturing
680 Manufacture for specific uses
690 Buildings
300 Social sciences (Level E)310 Collections of general statistics
320 Political science
330 Economics
340 Law
350 Public administration & military science
360 Social problems & services; association
370 Education
380 Commerce,communications,transportation
390 Customs, etiquette, folklore
700 Arts: Fine & decorative arts (Level B)
710 Civic & landscape art
720 Architecture
730 Plastic arts Sculpture
740 Drawing & decorative arts
750 Painting & paintings
760 Graphic arts Printmaking & prints
770 Photography & photographs
780 Music
790 Recreational & performing arts
400 Language (Level B)410 Linguistics
420 English & Old English
430 Germanic languages German
440 Romance languages French
450 Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic
460 Spanish & Portuguese languages
470 Italic languages Latin
480 Hellenic languages Classical Greek
490 Other languages
800 Literature & rhetoric (Level E)
810 American literature in English
820 English & Old English literatures
830 Literatures of Germanic languages
840 Literatures of Romance languages
850 Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic
860 Spanish & Portuguese literatures
870 Italic literatures, Latin
880 Hellenic literatures, Classical Greek
890 Literatures of other languages
900 Geography & History (Level F)
910 Geography & travel
920 Biography, genealogy, insignia
930 History of ancient world to ca. 499
940 General history of Europe
950 General history of Asia Far East
960 General history of Africa
970 General history of North America
980 General history of South America
990 General history of other areas

Books with call numbers beginning with XX are on order but have not yet been received and/or processed.
For more information about our building layout, see the library maps.