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Library of Congress Classification Tutorial: Tutorial: One

Learn the basics of Library of Congress Classification with these brief tutorials.

Introduction

 

 

Shelf-reading and Stack Maintenance

Wilmington University Library

(This tutorial was adapted from the Library of Congress Classification LibGuide, by Joseph E. Petta, Passaic County Community College Library. It has been edited for content.)

Library of Congress Classification

At the Wilmington University Library we use the alphanumeric Library of Congress Classification System. This allows us to easily and efficiently keep track of large amounts of books. As a library assistant, part of your responsibility will be to use this system to shelve books and ensure that the shelves are properly ordered. This tutorial will teach you how to use the LCC system to shelve books, shelf-read, and to perform general stack maintenance.