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LC Classification: L

A breakdown of the Library of Congress Classification system

L - Overview

L - Education (General) 

LA - History of education 

LB - Theory and practice of education 

LC - Special aspects of education 

LD - Individual institutions - United States 

LE - Individual institutions - America (except United States) 

LF - Individual institutions - Europe 

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

LH - College and school magazines and papers 

LJ - Student fraternities and societies, United States 

LT - Textbooks 

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L - Education

L - Education (General) 

  • L101 Yearbooks
  • L111-791 Official documents, reports, etc.
  • L900-991 Directories of educational institutions

LA - History of education 

  • LA31-135 By period
  • LA173-186 Higher education
  • LA201-398 United States
  • LA410-2284 Other regions or countries

LB - Theory and practice of education 

  • LB1025-1050.75 Teaching (Principles and practice)
  • LB1050.9-1091 Educational psychology
  • LB1141-1489 Kindergarten
  • LB1501-1547 Primary education
  • LB1555-1602 Elementary or public education
  • LB1603-1696.6 Secondary education. High schools
  • LB1705-2286 Education and training of teachers and administrators
  • LB2300-2430 Higher education
    • LB2326.4-2330 Institutions of higher education
    • LB2361-2365 Curriculum
    • LB2371-2372 Graduate education
  • LB2801-3095 School administration and organization
    • LB3011-3095 School management and discipline
      • LB3045-3048 Textbooks
  • LB3201-3325 School architecture and equipment. School physical facilities. Campus planning
  • LB3602-3640 School life. Student manners and customs

LC - Special aspects of education 

  • LC8-59 Forms of education
  • LC65-245 Social aspects of education
  • LC251-951 Moral and religious education
  • LC980-1099.5 Types of education
    • LC1001-1024 Humanistic education. Liberal education
    • LC1025-1027 Collective education
    • LC1041-1048 Vocational education (General)
  • LC1390-5160.3 Education of special classes of persons
    • LC1390 Men. Boys
    • LC1401-2572 Women. Girls
    • LC2574-2576 Gays. Lesbians. Bisexuals
    • LC2580-2582 Student-athletes
    • LC2601-2611 Education in developing countries
    • LC3701-3740 Immigrants or ethnic and linguistic minorities. Bilingual schools and bilingual education
    • LC3950-4806.5 Exceptional children and youth. Special education
  • LC5201-6660.4 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
  • LC6681 Education and travel

LD - Individual institutions - United States 

  • LD13-7251 Universities. Colleges
  • LD7501 Secondary and elementary schools

LE - Individual institutions - America (except United States) 

  • LE3-5 Canada
  • LE7-9 Mexico
  • LE11-13 Central America
  • LE15-17 West Indies
  • LE21-78 South America (Individual countries)

LF - Individual institutions - Europe 

  • LF14-1257 Great Britain
  • LF1311-5627 Individual countries
    • LF1311-1537 Austria
    • LF1711-2397 France
    • LF2402-3197 Germany
    • LF4211-4437 Russia

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

  • LG21-395 Asia
  • LG401-681 Africa
  • LG715-720 Australia
  • LG741-745 New Zealand

LH - College and school magazines and papers 

LJ - Student fraternities and societies, United States 

LT - Textbooks (covering several subjects)