LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION
TENTATIVE LIST 08 (August 14, 2020)


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Academies and learned societies
By region or country
Asia
Southeast Asia
AS481.5
Brunei TABLE A19
(C) 
 
 
Philosophy (General)
Ancient (600 B.C.-430 A.D.)
Occident
Greece
Other special topics, A-Z
B187.V53
Vice
 
Index:
 
Vice
 
Philosophy
 
Greek philosophy: B187.V53
(A) 
 
 
Occult sciences
Special topics, A-Z
BF1442.C87
Cursed objects
 
Index:
 
Cursed objects
 
Occult sciences: BF1442.C87
(A) 
 
 
Witchcraft
Special topics, A-Z
BF1572.W38
Water
 
Index:
 
Water
 
Witchcraft: BF1572.W38
(A) 
 
 
Religions. Mythology. Rationalism
Religion
History and principles of religions
African
By ethnic group, etc., A-Z
BL2480.T47
Teso
 
Index:
 
Teso
 
Religions: BL2480.T47
(C) 
 
 
Rationalism
[BL2700-2790]
Cf. BQ4570.S43 Buddhism and secularism
(A); Pattern: BM538.S43 
 
 
Judaism
Relation of Judaism to special subject fields
Other, A-Z
BM538.V42
Veganism
 
Index:
 
Veganism
 
Judaism: BM538.V42
(A) 
 
 
Buddhism
Doctrinal and systematic Buddhism
Special topics (nondoctrinal) and relations to special subjects, A-Z
BQ4570.S43
Secularism
 
Index:
 
Secularism
 
Buddhism: BQ4570.S43
(A); Pattern: BM538.S43 
 
 
The Bible
General
Texts and versions
Modern texts and versions
Non-European languages
Languages of Oceania and Australasia (Austronesian, Papuan, and Australian), A-Z
BS335.C35
Caluyanun TABLE BS5
(C) 
 
 
Practical theology
Pastoral theology
Practical church work. Social work. Work of the layman
Church work with special classes
BV4437.6
Transgender people
(A) 
 
 
History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
History
By period
House of Romanov, 1613-1917
20th century
Nicholas II, 1894-1917
Biography and memoirs
Individual, A-Z
DK254.M513
Mikhail Aleksandrovich, Grand Duke of Russia, 1878-1918
(A) 
 
 
History of Asia
India (Bharat)
Ethnography. Sects
Individual elements in the population, A-Z
DS432.K1923
Kañjārabhāṭa CANCEL
 
DS432.K1923
Kanjar. Kañjārabhāṭa
 
Index:
 
Kanjar (Indic people): DS432.K1923
(C) 
 
DS432.N325
Nalke (Indic people)
 
Index:
 
Nalke (Indic people): DS432.N325
(C) 
 
 
History of Africa
Egypt
Local antiquities, A-Z
DT73.D73
Dra Abu el-Naga Site
 
Index:
 
Dra Abu el-Naga Site (Egypt): DT73.D73
(A) 
 
 
Zimbabwe. Southern Rhodesia
Ethnography
Individual elements in the population, A-Z
DT2913.M35
Makhalima
(C) 
 
 
Latin America. Spanish America
Mexico
Antiquities. Indians
Pre-Columbian peoples
Aztecs
Special topics, A-Z
F1219.76.T63
Tobacco use
 
Index:
 
Tobacco use
 
Aztecs: F1219.76.T63
(C); Pattern: F1435.3.T63 
 
 
Geography (General)
Travel. Voyages and travels (General)
Special topics, A-Z
G156.5.P55
Philosophy
 
Index:
 
Philosophy: G156.5.P55
(A) 
 
 
Philology. Linguistics
Theory. Method
Relation to sociology. Sociolinguistics
Special aspects, A-Z
P40.5.F36-.F362
Families TABLE P1
 
Index:
 
Families
 
Sociology and philology: P40.5.F36-.F362
(A) 
 
 
Slavic. Baltic. Albanian
Czech
Literature
Collections
Special Topics, A-Z
PG5020.4.B76
Brno
 
Index:
 
Brno in literature
 
Czech
 
Collections: PG5020.4.B76
(C) 
 
 
Languages of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
Sino-Tibetan languages
Tibeto-Burman languages
Tibeto-Himalayan languages
Tibetan (Bhōtiā, Tangutan, Bhotanta)
Tibetan language
Particular dialects, A-Z
PL3651.B56
Bjokapakha
 
Index:
 
Bjokapakha language: PL3651.B56
(A) 
 
 
African languages and literature
Special languages (alphabetically)
PL8129.96-.9695
Dhaiso TABLE P-PZ15a
 
Index:
 
Dhaiso language: PL8129.96-.9695
(C) 
 
 
Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages
Indian languages
Languages north of Mexico
Special languages and groups of languages
PM2136
Patwin TABLE P-PZ15
 
Index:
 
Patwin language: PM2136
(A) 
 
 
Literature (General)
Theory. Philosophy. Esthetics
Relation to and treatment of special elements, problems, and subjects
Other special
Characters
Special classes of people, A-Z
[PN56.5.S872]
Supervillains see PN56.5.V5
(A) 
 
PN56.5.V5
Villains CANCEL
 
PN56.5.V5
Villains
 
Including supervillains
 
Index:
 
Supervillains in literature
 
General
 
Literacy history: PN56.5.V5
(A) 
 
 
The Performing arts. Show business
Special topics, A-Z
PN1590.E46
Emotions
 
Index:
 
Emotions in the performing arts: PN1590.E46
(A) 
 
 
English literature
2001-
Individual authors
C
[PR6103.A72942]
Carter, Eva see PR6108.A78
(A) 
 
 
H
PR6108.A78
Harrison, Kate (Rosalyn Kate) TABLE P-PZ40
(A) 
 
[PR6108.E4532]
Helm, Kate see PR6108.A78
(A) 
 
 
American literature
Individual authors
2001-
R
[PS3618.O2872]
Robards, Elizabeth, 1964- see PS3620.H684
(A) 
 
 
T
[PS3620.H6582]
Thompson, Elizabeth, 1964- see PS3620.H684
(A) 
 
PS3620.H684
Thompson, Nancy Robards, 1964- TABLE P-PZ40
(A) 
 
 
Fiction and juvenile belles lettres
Juvenile belles lettres
Other languages, A-Z
PZ90.O55
Ojibwa
(C) 
 
 
Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Drugs and their actions
[RM301.63-.633]
Drug targeting
(C) 
 
RM301.63
Drug targeting CANCEL
 
RM301.63
General works
(C) 
 
[RM301.632]
Bioequivalency see RM301.45 CANCEL
(C) 
 
 
Drug targeting
RM301.633
RNA targeting
 
Index:
 
RNA targeting: RM301.633
(C) 
 
[RM301.634]
Bioequivalency see RM301.45
(C) 
 
 
Building construction
Protection of buildings
Against damage from natural causes
TH9030
General works
(A) 
 
TH9034
Microbes
 
Index:
 
Microbes
 
Protection of buildings from: TH9034
(A) 
 
 
Chemical technology
Food processing and manufacture
Packaging
TP374.6
Modified atmosphere packaging
 
Index:
 
Modified atmosphere packaging
 
Food processing and manufacture: TP374.6
(A); Better: 20 
 
 
Home economics
Cooking
Condiments, sauces, etc.
Special, A-Z
TX819.T34
Tahini
 
Index:
 
Tahini
 
Cooking: TX819.T34
(A) 
 
 
Military science (General)
Tactics
Special topics, A-Z
U167.5.H86
Human shield
 
Index:
 
Human shield
 
Military science: U167.5.H86
(A) 
 
 
Book industries and trade
Bookbinding
Special types of bindings, A-Z
Z269.3.A58
Anthropodermic books
 
Index:
 
Anthropodermic books: Z269.3.A58
(A) 
 
 
Subject bibliography
Philology and linguistics
Special topics, A-Z
Z7004.C57
Collocation
 
Index:
 
Collocation
 
Philology: Z7004.C57
(C) 
 
 
Europe: Countries (5000 numbers)
Administrative law
Administrative process
Administrative acts
KJ-KKZ1 2736
Administrative inaction. Administrative silence TABLE K11
 
Index:
 
Administrative inaction: KJ-KKZ1 2736
 
Administrative silence: KJ-KKZ1 2736
 
 
Table for literature (194 nos.)
History and criticism
History
Treatment of special subjects, classes, etc.
Subjects, A-Z
P-PZ20 23.D76
Drowning victims
(A)