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The collections of Sunway Campus Library are arranged according to the Library of Congress Classification Scheme, except for feature films and annual reports.

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Arrangement of Library Collections (according to Shelves)

A General Works
AC Collections;
Collected works
AE Encyclopedias
AG Dictionaries and other general reference works
AI Indexex
AM Museums;
Collectors and collecting 
AN Newspapers
AP Periodicals
B Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
B Philosophy (General)
BC Logic
BD Speculative philology
BF Psychology;
Occult Sciences
BH Aesthetics
BJ Ethics;
Social usages;
BL Religions;
BM Judaism
BP Islam;
BQ Buddhism
BR Christianity
BS The Bible
BT Doctrinal Theology
BV Practical Theology
BX Christian denominations
C Auxiliary Sciences of History
C Auxiliary sciences of history (General)
CB History of civilization
CC Archaeology
CT IBiography
D History: General and Old World
D History (General)
DA - DR History of Europe
DS History of Asia
DT History of Africa
DU History of Oceania (South Seas)
E History: America General and United States
F History: United States Local History. Canada
G Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
G Geography (General);
GA Mathematical geography;
GB Physical geography
GC Oceanography
GE Environmental sciences
GF Human ecology;
GN Anthropology
GR Folklore
GT Manners and customs (General)
GV Recreation;
H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences (General)
HA Statistics
HB Economic theory;
HD Management;
Labor and special industries
HE Transportation and communications
HF Commerce; 
HG Finance;
Banks and banking
HJ Public finance;
HM Sociology
HN Social history and conditions;
Social reform
HQ The family;
HS Societies: Secret, benevolent, etc.
HT Communities;
HV Social pathology; 
Social and public welfare;
HX Socialism;
J Political Sciences
J General legislative and executive papers
JA Political science (General)
JC Political theory;
Theories of the state
JF - JG Political institutions and public administration 
JK United States
JN Europe
JQ Asia, Africa, Australia, etc.
JS Local government;
Municipal government
JV Colonies and colonization;
Emigration and immigration;
International migration
JZ International relations;
International arbitration
K Law
K Law of general;
Comparative and uniform law
KD Law of United Kingdom and Ireland
KE Law of Canada
KF Law of the United States
KJ Law of Europe
KM - KPZ Law of Asia
KU - KWW Law of Pacific Area
KZ Law of nations
L Education
L Education (General)
LA History of education
LB Theory and practice of education
LC Special aspects of education
LD - LG Individual institutions 
M Music and Books on Music
M Music
ML Literature on music
MT Musical instruction and study
N Fine Arts
N Visual arts (General);
Multimedia (Art)
NA Architecture
NB Sculpture
NC Drawing;
Graphic arts
ND Painting
NE Print media
NK Decorative arts;
Applied arts;
Interior decoration
NX Arts in general
P Language and Literature
P Philology;
PA Classical languages and literature
PB Modern European languages;
Celtic languages
PC Romance philology and languages
PE English philology and languages
PF West Germanic philology and literature
PG Slavic, Baltic, Albanian languages and literature
PJ Oriental philology and languages
PK Indo-Iranian philology and languages
PL Eastern Asia, Africa and Ocenia languages and literature
PM Hyperborean, Indian and artificial languages
PN 1 - 6790 Literature (General)
PN1560 - 1590
Performing arts 
PN1600 - 3307.2 Drama
PN4001 - 4500.2 Oratory
PN4690 - 5650 Journalism
PQ French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese literature
PR English literature
PS American literature
PT German, Scandinavian literature
PZ Fiction and juvenile literature
Q Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
Q Science (General)
QA Mathematics;
Computer science
QB Astronomy 
QC Physics
QD Chemistry
QE Geology
QH Botany (General);
Natural history (General)
QK Botany
QL Zoology
QM Human anatomy
QP Physiology
QR Microbiology
R Medicine
R Medicine (General)
RA Public aspects of medicine
RB Pathology
RC Internal medicine
RD Surgery
RE Ophthalmology
RF Otorhinolaryngology
RG Gynecology and obsectrics
RJ Pediatrics
RK Dentistry
RL Dermatology
RM Therapeutics;
RS Nursing
RT Pharmacy and materia medica
RV Botanic, Thomsonian and eclectic medica
RX Homeopathy
RZ Other systems of medicine
S Agriculture
S Agriculture (General)
SB Plant culture
SD Forestry
SF Animal culture
SH Aquaculture;
SK Hunting Ssports
T Technology
T Technology (General);
Information technology
TA Engineering (General);
Civil engineering
TC Hydraulic engineering
TD Environment technology;
Sanitary engineering
TE Highway engineering;
Roads and pavements
TF Railway engineering and operation
TG Bridge engineering
TH Bridge construction
TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
TK Electrical engineering;
TK5105.5 - 5105.9 Computer networks
TL Motor vechiles;
TN Mining engineering;
TP Chemical engineering
TR Photography
TS Mufacturers
TT Handicrafts;
Arts and crafts
TX Hospitality;
Home economics
TX901 - 946 Hospitality industry 
U Military science
V Naval science
Z Library science
Z665 - 718.8 Information science
ZA3038 - 5190  Information resources


If you have problems locating our collections, or require more information, contact the following library staff:

1. Help Desk Tel: 74918622 ext. 7050/7051

2. Reference Division Tel: 74918622 ext.7054/7055/7056

3. Service Counter Tel: 74918622 ext. 7073


Web Library Guide No. 3

Document No. WL/003

Issue 1

10 August 2016