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City, Culture & Community Program Library Guide

Research guide for students in the graduate program City, Culture, & Community, sponsored by the department of Sociology and the School of Social Work.

Call Numbers

In addition to our online resources, we also house thousands of physical materials organized by Library of Congress Call Number. Sociology resources can be found on the 3rd floor in the H section. Be sure to check out surrounding call numbers for related materials.

Call numbers can be found in the library's online catalog. 

Check out the chart at the end of this page for a full listing of library call number arrangements. 

Use the following link to learn more about the library's arrangement and the resources available at other information centers: Call Number Location Guide (Main Library) | TU Libraries (

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The library's MAP IT feature allows you to view the location of a resource in the library stacks. Simply find the resource you want in our online catalog and select the MAP IT feature.

Library of Congress Call Numbers by Library Floor


Call Number Range Subject Area Floor

AC - Collections. Series. Collected works

AE - Encyclopedias

AG - Dictionaries and other general reference works

AI - Indexes

AM- Musuems, Collectors and collecting

AN - Newspapers

AP - Periodicals

AS - Academies and learned societies.

AY - Yearbooks. Almanacs. Directories

AZ - History of scholarship and learning. The humanities

B - Philosophy, Psychology, Religion (General)

BC - Logic

BD - Speculative philosophy

BF - Psychology


BH - Aesthetics

BJ - Ethics

BL - Religions. Mythology. Rationalism

BM - Judaism

BP - Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc.

BQ - Buddhism

BR - Christianity

BS - The Bible

BT - Doctrinal Theology

BV - Practical Theology

BX - Christian Denominations

C - Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)

CB - History of civilization

CC - Archaeology

CD - Diplomatics, Archives, Seals

CE - Technical chronology, Calendar

CJ - Numismatics

CN - Inscriptions, Epigraphy

CR - Heraldry

CS - Genealogy

CT - Biography

D - History (General)

DA - Great Britain

DAW - Central Europe

DB - Austria, Liechtenstein Hungary, Czechoslovakia


DC - France, Andorra, Monaco

DD - Germany

DE - Greco-Roman World

DF - Greece

DG - Italy, Malta

DH - Low Countries - Benelux Countries

DJ - Netherlands (Holland)

DJK - Eastern Europe (General)

DK - Russia, Soviet Union, Former Soviet Republics - Poland

DL - Northern Europe, Scandinavia

DP - Spain, Portugal

DQ - Switzerland

DR - Balkan Peninsula, Turkey

DS - Asia

DT - Africa

DU - Oceania (South Sea)

DX - Romanies

E-F - History of the Americas

G - Geography (General), Atlases, Maps

GA - Mathematical geography. Cartography

GB - Physical geography

GC - Oceanography

GE - Environmental Sciences

GF - Human ecology. Anthropogeography

GN - Anthropology

GR - Folklore

GT - Manners and customs (General)

GV - Recreation. Leisure

H - Social sciences (General)

HA - Statistics 

HB - Economic theory. Demography

HC - Economic history and conditions

HD - Industries. Land use. Labor

HE - Transportation and communications

HF - Commerce

HG - Finance

HJ - Public finance

HM - Sociology (General)

HN - Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform

HQ - The family. Marriage. Women

HS - Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.

HT - Communities. Classes. Races

HV - Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology

HX - Socialism. Communism. Anarchism

J - General legislative and executive papers

JA - Political science (General)

JC - Political theory

JF - Political institutions and public administration

JJ - Political institutions and public administration (North America)

JK - Political institutions and public administration (United States)

JL - Political institutions and public administration (Canada, Latin America, etc.)

JN - Political institutions and public administration (Europe)

JQ - Political institutions and public administration (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.)

JS - Local government. Municipal government

JV - Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration

JX - International law, see JZ and KZ (obsolete)

JZ - International relations

K -  Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence

KB - Religious law in general. Comparative religious law. Jurisprudence

KBM - Jewish law

KBP - Islamic law

KBR - History of canon law

KBU - Law of the Roman Catholic Church. The Holy See

KD-KDK United Kingdom and Ireland

KDZ - America. North America

KE - Canada

KF - United States

KG - Latin America - Mexico and Central America - West Indies. Caribbean area

KH - South America

KJ-KKZ - Europe

KL-KWX - Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica

KZ - Law of nations

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


M - Music

ML - Literature on music

MT - Instruction and study

N - Visual arts

NA  - Architecture

NB - Sculpture

NC - Drawing. Design. Illustration

ND - Painting

NE - Print media

NK - Decorative arts

NX - Arts in general


P - Philology. Linguistics

PA - Greek language and literature. Latin language and literature

PB - Modern languages. Celtic languages

PC - Romance languages

PD - Germanic languages. Scandinavian languages

PE - English language

PF - West Germanic languages


PG - Slavic languages. Baltic languages. Albanian language

PH - Uralic languages. Basque language

PJ - Oriental languages and literatures

PK - Indo-Iranian languages and literatures

PL - Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania

PM - Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages

PN - Literature (General)

PQ - French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature

PR - English literature

PS - American literature

PT - German literature - Dutch literature - Flemish literature since 1830 - Afrikaans literature - Scandinavian literature - Old Norse literature: Old Icelandic and Old Norwegian - Modern Icelandic literature - Faroese literature - Danish literature - Norwegian literature - Swedish literature

PZ - Fiction and juvenile belles lettres

Q - Science (General)

QA - Mathematics

QB - Astronomy

QC - Physics

QD - Chemistry


QE - Geology

QH - Natural history - Biology

QK - Botany

QL - Zoology

QM - Human anatomy

QP - Physiology

R - Medicine - Check out our Health Sciences library: Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences | TU Libraries (

S - Agriculture (General)

SB - Plant culture

SD - Forestry

SF - Animal culture

SH - Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling

SK - Hunting sports

T Technology (General)

TA - Engineering (General). Civil engineering

TC - Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering

TD - Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering

TE - Highway engineering. Roads and pavements

TF - Railroad engineering and operation

TG - Bridge engineering

TH - Building construction

TJ - Mechanical engineering and machinery

TK - Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering

TL - Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics

TN - Mining engineering. Metallurgy

TP - Chemical technology Subclass TR Photography

TS - Manufactures

TT - Handicrafts. Arts and crafts

TX - Home economics

U - Military science (General)

UA - Armies: Organization, distribution, military situation

UB - Military administration

UC - Maintenance and transportation

UD - Infantry

UE - Cavalry. Armor

UF - Artillery

UG - Military engineering. Air forces

UH - Other service

V - Naval science (General)

VA - Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

VB - Naval administration

VC - Naval maintenance

VD - Naval seamen

VE - Marines

VF - Naval ordnance\

VG - Minor services of navies

VK - Navigation. Merchant marine

VM - Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

Z - Books (General). Writing. Paleography. Book industries and trade. Libraries. Bibliography

ZA - Information resources (General)



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