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ERA 5900 Introduction to Graduate Studies

Reading a Call Number

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Read call numbers line by line

Read the first line in alphabetical order.

(A, AE,B, BD...PC,PD,PE,PF,PG,PH...)

Read the second line as a whole number. 

Read the third line in combination. First, read the letter alphabetically. Then, read the number as a decimal.

The last line is the publication date. Read in chronological order.

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Library of Congress Classification

The Library of Congress website show casing the Library of Congress Classification outline

    Subclass L Education (General)

    Subclass LA History of education

    Subclass LB Theory and practice of education

    Subclass LC Special aspects of education

    Subclass LD Individual institutions - United States

    Subclass LE Individual institutions - America (except United States)

    Subclass LF Individual institutions - Europe

    Subclass LG Individual institutions - Asia, Africa, Indian Ocean islands, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific islands

    Subclass LH College and school magazines and papers

    Subclass LJ Student fraternities and societies, United States

    Subclass LT Textbooks