Library of Congress Classification:Class A -- General Works

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Class A: General Works is a classification used by the United States Library of Congress Classification system. This article outlines the subclasses of Class A.

AC - Collections. Series. Collected works[edit]

1-999......Collections; Series; Collected works

1-195..........Collections of monographs, essays, etc.
1-8...........American and English
9-195.......Other languages
200.............Collections for Jewish readers
801-895......Inaugural and program dissertations
901-995......Pamphlet collections
999.............Scrapbooks

AE - Encyclopedias[edit]

1-(90)......Encyclopedias

5-(90)......By language

AG - Dictionaries and other general reference works[edit]

2-600......Dictionaries and other general reference works

AI - Indexes[edit]

1-21......Indexes

AM - Museums; Collectors and collecting[edit]

1-(501)......Museums; Collectors and collecting

10-100........By country
111-160.......Museology. Museum methods, technique, etc.
200-(501)......Collectors and collecting

AN - Newspapers[edit]

AN......Newspapers

AP - Periodicals[edit]

1-(271)......Periodicals

101-115...........Humorous periodicals
200-230...........Juvenile periodicals
(250)-(265)......Periodicals for women
(270)-(271)......Periodicals for Blacks

AS - Academies and learned societies[edit]

1-945......Academics and learned societies

2.5-4.........International associations, congresses, conferences, etc.
11-785......By region or country

AY - Yearbooks. Almanacs. Directories[edit]

10-2001......Yearbooks; Almanacs; Directories

10-29..........Annuals
30-1730......Almanacs
2001............Directories. General works on the compilation of directories, etc.

AZ - History of scholarship and learning; The humanities[edit]

(20)-999......History of scholarship and learning; the humanities

101-(181)......Philosophy; Theory
191-193.........Evaluation
200-361.........History
501-908.........By region or country

Sources[edit]

Library of Congress Classification Outline