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Books and pamphlets in the Welsh Library are classified using the Library of Congress scheme used elsewhere in the University library, this uses a notation combining letters (for the main classes) and numbers (for further sub-division).
All items have the location mark “UWB Welsh…”

Here is an outline of the Welsh Library’s classification system.

 

GENERAL WORKS
AC Collections. Series. Collected Works
AE Encyclopaedias
AG

Dictionaries

AI Indexes
AM Collectors and Collecting
AS Academies and Learned Societies
AY Year books and Almanacs

PHILOSOPHY. PSYCHOLOGY. RELIGION

B Philosophy (General)
BF Psychology
BJ Ethics
BL Religion. Mythology. Rationalism
BR Christianity
BS Bible
BT Doctrinol Theology
BX Christian Denominations

AUXILIARY SCIENCES OF HISTORY

C Auxiliary Science of History (General)
CC Archaeology
CR Heraldry
CS Genealogy
CT Biography
HISTORY
D1 History (General)
DA1

History Great Britain

DA700 History Wales
DA725 Description and travel guidebooks
DA740

Local History and description

DA750 History Scotland
DA900

History Ireland

E - F History America
GEOGROPHY. ANTHROPOLOGY. RECREATION.
G Geography (General).Atlases. Maps.
GF

Human Ecology

GN

Anthropology

GR Folklore
GT

Manners and Customs (General)

GV Recreation. Leisure

SOCIAL SCIENCES

H Social Sciences (General)
HA Statistics
HB

Economic Theory

HD Industry. Land Use. Labor
HE Transportation and Communication
HG

Finance

HM Sociology (General)
HN Social History and Conditions. Social Problems. Social Reform
HQ The Family. Marriage. Women
HS Societies
HT Communities. Classes. Races
HV Social Pathology. Social and Public Welfare. Criminology.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

J General Legistlative and ExecutivePapers
JA Political Science (General)
JF Political Institutions and Public Administration
JS Local Government
JV Colonies and Colonizaton. Emigration and Immigration
JZ International Relations

LAW

K Law (General)
KD Law United Kingdom and Ireland

EDUCATION

L Education (General)
LA History of Education
LB Theory and Practice of Education
LH College and School Magazines and Papers.

MUSIC

M Music
ML Literature on Music
FINE ARTS
N Visual Arts
NA Architecture
NX Art in General

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

P Linguistics
PB Irish Galic
PB Scottish Galic
PB Welsh, Cornish, Breton, Gaul
PC Romantics
PE English
PN

Literature (General)

MEDICINE

R Medicine (General)

AGRICULTURE

S Agriculture (General)
SB Plant Culture
SD Forestry
SF Animal Culture
SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
SK Hunting. Sport

TECHNOLOGY

T Technology (General)
TA Engineering
TD Environmental Technology
TI Railroad Engineering and Operation
TN Mining Engineering
TT Arts and Crafts

MILITARY SCIENCE

U Military Science (General)

LIBRARY SCIENCE. INFORMATION RESOURCES

Z Books (General) Bibliography. Libraries. Book Industry. Trade
ZA Infromation Resources