Library of Congress Classification Outline – Class L





Subclass L


L7-991                                   Education (General)

L7-97                                           Periodicals.  Societies

L101                                            Yearbooks

L107                                            Congresses

L111-791                                      Official documents, reports, etc.

L797-898                                      Educational exhibitions and museums

L899                                            School fairs

L900-991                                      Directories of educational institutions


Subclass LA


LA5-2396                               History of education

LA5-25                                         General

LA31-135                                     By period

LA173-186                                    Higher education

LA201-398                                    United States

LA410-2284                                  Other regions or countries

LA2301-2396                                Biography


Subclass LB


LB5-3640                                Theory and practice of education

LB5-45                                         General

LB51-885                                      Systems of individual educators and writers

LB1025-1050.75                            Teaching (Principles and practice)

LB1049.9-1050.75                               Reading (General)

LB1050.9-1091                             Educational psychology

LB1101-1139                                Child study

LB1139.2-1139.5                          Early childhood education

LB1140-1140.5                             Preschool education.  Nursery schools

LB1141-1489                                Kindergarten

LB1501-1547                                Primary education

LB1555-1602                                Elementary or public school education

LB1603-1696.6                             Secondary education.  High schools

LB1705-2286                                Education and training of teachers and administrators

LB1771-1773                                      Certification of teachers

LB1775-1785                                      Professional aspects of teaching and school administrators.

Vocational guidance

LB1805-2151                                      State teachers colleges

LB1811-1987                                            United States

LB1991-2151                                            Other regions or countries

LB2165-2278                                      Teacher training in universities and colleges

LB2300-2430                                Higher education

LB2326.4-2330                                   Institutions of higher education


LB2331.7-2335.8                                Teaching personnel

LB2335.86-2335.885                           Trade unions

LB2335.95-2337                                  Endowments, trusts, etc.

LB2337.2-2340.8                                Student financial aid

LB2341-2341.95                                  Supervision and administration.  Business management

LB2351-2359                                      Admissions and entrance requirements

LB2361-2365                                      Curriculum

LB2366-2367.75                                  College examinations

LB2371-2372                                      Graduate education

LB2381-2391                                      Academic degrees

LB2799-2799.3                             Educational consultants and consulting

LB2801-3095                                School administration and organization

LB2831.6-2831.99                               Administrative personnel

LB2832-2844.1                                   Teaching personnel

LB2844.52-2844.63                             Trade unions

LB3011-3095                                      School management and discipline

LB3045-3048                                            Textbooks

LB3050-3060.87                                        Educational tests, measurements, evaluations and


LB3201-3325                                School architecture and equipment.  School physical facilities.

Campus planning

LB3401-3495                                School hygiene.  School health services

LB3497-3499                                Hygiene in universities and colleges

LB3525-3575                                Special days

LB3602-3640                                School life.  Student manners and customs


Subclass LC


LC8-6691                               Special aspects of education

LC8-59                                         Forms of education

LC8                                                    General works

LC15                                                  Conversation and culture

LC25-33                                             Self-education.  Self-culture

LC37-44.3                                          Home education

LC45-45.8                                          Nonformal education

LC47-58.7                                          Private school education

LC58-58.7                                                Preparatory schools.  Preparatory school education

LC59                                                  Public school education

LC65-245                                     Social aspects of education

LC65-67.68                                        Economic aspects of education

LC68-70                                             Demographic aspects of education

LC71-120.4                                        Education and the state

LC72-72.5                                                Academic freedom

LC107-120.4                                             Public school question.  Secularization.  Religious instruction

in the public schools

LC129-139                                          Compulsory education

LC142-148.5                                       Attendance.  Dropouts

LC149-161                                          Literacy.  Illiteracy

LC165-182                                          Higher education and the state

LC184-188                                          Taxation of schools and colleges

LC189-214.53                                     Educational sociology


LC212-212.863                                         Discrimination in education

LC212.9-212.93                                        Sex differences in education

LC213-214.53                                           Educational equalization.  Right to education

LC215-238.4                                       Community and the school

LC223                                                      Schools as community centers

LC225-226.7                                             Home and school

LC230-235                                                Parent-teacher associations.  Home and school associations

LC237-238.4                                             College-university and the community

LC241-245                                          Foundations, endowments, funds

LC251-951                                    Moral and religious education

LC251-318                                          Moral education.  Character building

LC321-951                                          Religion and education.  Education under church control

LC361-629                                                Christian education.  Church education

LC446-454                                                      Orthodox Eastern Church

LC461-510                                                      Roman Catholic

LC531-629                                                      Protestant

LC701-775                                                Jewish education

LC901-915                                                Islamic education

LC921-929.7                                             Buddhist education

LC951                                                      Other

LC980-1099.5                               Types of education

LC1001-1024                                      Humanistic education.  Liberal education

LC1022-1022.25                                       Computer-assisted education

LC1025-1027                                      Collective education

LC1030                                              Communist education

LC1031-1034.5                                   Competency based education

LC1035-1035.8                                   Basic education.  Basic skills education

LC1036-1036.8                                   Community education

LC1037-1037.8                                   Career education

LC1041-1048                                      Vocational education (General)

LC1049-1049.8                                   Cooperative education

LC1051-1072                                      Professional education

LC1081-1087.4                                   Industrial education (General)

LC1090-1091                                      Political education

LC1099-1099.5                                   Multicultural education (General)

LC1200-1203                                Inclusive education

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

LC2630-2638                                      Asian Americans.  Asians in the United States

LC2667-2698                                      Latin Americans.  Hispanic Americans

LC2680-2688                                            Mexican Americans.  Mexicans in the United States

LC2690-2698                                            Puerto Ricans.  Puerto Ricans in the United States

LC2699-2913                                      Blacks.  African Americans

LC3001-3501                                      Asians

LC3503-3520                                      Romanies.  Gypsies

LC3530-3540                                      Lapps

LC3551-3593                                      Jews


LC3701-3740                                      Immigrants or ethnic and linguistic minorities.  Bilingual schools                                                                              and bilingual education

LC3745-3747                                      Children of immigrants (First generation)

LC3950-4806.5                                   Exceptional children and youth.  Special education

LC3991-4000                                            Gifted children and youth

LC4001-4806.5                                         Children and youth with disabilities.  Learning disabled

children and youth

LC4812-5160.3                                   Other special classes

LC5161-5163                                Fundamental education

LC5201-6660.4                             Education extension.  Adult education.  Continuing education

LC5451-5493                                      Aged education

LC5501-5560                                      Evening schools

LC5701-5771                                      Vacation schools.  Summer schools

LC5800-5808                                      Distance education

LC5900-6101                                      Correspondence schools

LC6201-6401                                      University extension

LC6501-6560.4                                   Lyceums and lecture courses.  Forums

LC6571-6581                                      Radio and television extension courses.  Instruction by radio and


LC6601-6660.4                                   Reading circles and correspondence clubs

LC6681                                        Education and travel

LC6691                                        Traveling educational exhibits


Subclass LD


LD13-7501                              Individual institutions

LD13-7501                                    United States

LD13-7251                                          Universities.  Colleges

LD6501                                                    Community colleges.  Junior colleges

LD7020-7251                                            Women’s colleges

LD7501                                              Secondary and elementary schools


Subclass LE


LE3-78                                   Individual institutions

LE3-78                                         America (except United States)

LE3-5                                                 Canada

LE7-9                                                 Mexico

LE11-13                                             Central America

LE15-17                                             West Indies

LE21-78                                             South America

LE21-23                                                   Argentina

LE27-29                                                   Bolivia

LE31-33                                                   Brazil

LE36-38                                                   Chile

LE41-43                                                   Colombia

LE46-48                                                   Ecuador

LE51-59                                                   Guianas

LE61-63                                                   Paraguay

LE66-68                                                   Peru

LE71-73                                                   Uruguay


LE76-78                                                   Venezuela


Subclass LF


LF14-5627                              Individual institutions

LF14-1257                                    Great Britain

LF14-797                                            England

LF800-957                                          Ireland

LF960-1137                                        Scotland

LF1140-1257                                      Wales

LF(1311)-1537                              Austria

LF1541-1549                                Czech Republic

LF1550-1550.8                             Slovakia

LF1561-1697                                Hungary

LF1705-1709                                Finland

LF1711-2397                                France

LF2402-3197                                Germany

LF3211-3247                                Greece

LF3248-3897                                Italy

LF3899                                         Malta

LF3911-4067                                Belgium

LF4069                                         Luxembourg

LF4071-4197                                Netherlands

LF4203-4209                                Poland

LF(4211)-4437                              Russia (Federation)

LF4440-4441                                Estonia

LF4443-4444                                Latvia

LF4445-4446                                Lithuania

LF4447.2-4447.5                          Belarus

LF4448-4448.5                             Moldova

LF4449.2-4449.5                          Ukraine

LF4451-4487                                Denmark

LF4488-4488.2                             Faroe Islands

LF4489-4491                                Iceland

LF4493-4537                                Norway

LF4539-4607                                Sweden

LF4610-4827                                Spain

LF4831-4887                                Portugal

LF4901-5047                                Switzerland

LF5051-5627                                Turkey and the Baltic states


Subclass LG


LG21-961                               Individual institutions

LG21-395                                     Asia

LG21                                                  Afghanistan

LG51-53                                             China

LG55-57                                             Taiwan

LG60-170.2                                        India.  Pakistan.  Bangladesh.  Burma.  Sri Lanka.  Nepal

LG171-172                                         Indochina

LG173                                                Malaysia


LG181-184                                         Indonesia

LG185-187                                         Papua-New Guinea (Ter.)

LG200-227                                         Philippines

LG240-277                                         Japan

LG281-285                                         Korea

LG291                                                Iran

LG302.2-320                                      Former Soviet republics in Asia

LG321                                                Asia Minor

LG331-331.5                                      Armenia (Republic)

LG332.2-332.5                                   Azerbaijan

LG332.7-332.9                                   Georgia (Republic)

LG333                                                Bahrain

LG338                                                Iraq

LG341-345                                         Israel.  Palestine

LG346                                                Jordan

LG347                                                Kuwait

LG351-357                                         Lebanon

LG358                                                Qatar

LG359                                                Saudi Arabia

LG361-367                                         Syria

LG370                                                Yeman (Yemen Arab Republic)

LG395                                                Other

LG401-681                                   Africa

LG401                                                Ethiopia

LG405-411                                         South Africa

LG416                                                Botswana

LG418                                                Kenya

LG419                                                Lesotho

LG421-423                                         Uganda

LG431-438                                         Natal

LG441-443                                         Malawi

LG451                                                Orange Free State

LG454                                                Swaziland

LG457                                                Transkei

LG459                                                Venda

LG461-462                                         Zimbabwe

LG468                                                Tanzania

LG469                                                Zambia

LG471-475                                         Transvaal

LG478                                                Zululand

LG481-505                                         West Africa

LG481-483                                               Nigeria

LG497-499                                               Ghana

LG511                                                Egypt

LG513-514                                         Sudan

LG521                                                Algeria and Tunisia

LG525                                                Burundi

LG531-536                                         French Equatorial Africa.  French Congo

LG541-543                                         Madagascar

LG545-547                                         Rwanda

LG551-552                                         Senegal


LG553-554                                         Benin

LG559-560                                         Ivory Coast

LG561                                                Mali

LG581-593                                         German Africa (Former)

LG601-611                                         Italian Africa (Former)

LG615                                                Zaire

LG621                                                Liberia

LG631-632                                         Morocco

LG641-651                                         Portuguese Africa (Former)

LG671                                                Spanish Africa

LG681                                                Libya

LG690                                          Indian Ocean islands

LG715-720                                   Australia

LG741-745                                   New Zealand

LG961                                          Pacific islands


Subclass LH


LH1-9                                    College and school magazines and papers



Subclass LJ


LJ3-165                                  Student fraternities and societies, United States


Subclass LT


LT6-(1001)                             Textbooks

Class here textbooks covering several subjects.  For

textbooks on particular subjects, see the subject

in B-Z

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