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The Quick Reference LibGuide was created to provide quick answers to questions about facts. Use the tabs at the top to find the type of resource you need.
 

LC Classification

A - General Works

AE - Encyclopedias

B - Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

B - Philosophy
BF - Psychology
BJ - Ethics
BL - Religion

C - Auxiliary Sciences of History

  • CC - Archaeology
  • CS - Genealogy
  • CT - Biography

D - History: World

  • DA - Great Britain
  • DC - France
  • DD - Germany
  • DF - Greece
  • DG - Italy
  • DK - Russia
  • DP - Spain
  • DS - Asia
  • DT - Africa

E - History: America

  • E151 - United States

F - History: America

  • U.S. Local and State
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Central America
  • South America

G - Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

  • G - Geography
  • GR - Folklore
  • GV - Sports & Recreation
  • GV1580 - Dance

H - Social sciences

  • HA - Statistics
  • HB - Economics
  • HD - Industry & Labor
  • HF - Commerce
  • HG - Finance
  • HM - Sociology

J - Political Science

K - Law

L - Education

M - Music

  • M - Music Scores
  • ML - Literature of Music
  • MT - Musical Instruction

N - Fine Arts

  • NA - Architecture
  • ND - Painting

P - Language and Literature

  • P - Philology-Linguistics
  • PA - Classical Languages
  • PC - Romance Languages
  • PD - Germanic Languages
  • PE - English Language
  • PN - Literature (General)
  • PN 1625 - Theatre
  • PN 1990 - Broadcasting & Film
  • PQ - Romance Literatures
  • PR - English Literature
  • PS - American Literature
  • PT - German Literature
  • PZ - Children's Literature

Q - Science

  • QA - Mathematics
  • QA 75.5 - Computer Science
  • QB - Astronomy
  • QC - Physics
  • QD - Chemistry
  • QE - Geology
  • QH - Biology
  • QK - Botany
  • QL - Zoology
  • QP - Physiology
  • QR - Microbiology

R - Medicine

  • RC - Internal Medicine
  • RJ - Pediatrics
  • RS - Pharmacy
  • RT - Nursing

S - Agriculture

T - Technology

  • TR - Photography

U - Military Science

V - Naval Science

Z - Library Science (Bibliography)

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    A huge range of fully-indexed, extensively linked, up to date, and cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.
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