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You may need the GALILEO password to access our ebooks collections off campus. Check your CPTC email for a message about the password, or ask for it in person at CPTC libraries. ID is required.


Most academic libraries organize their materials using the Library of Congress Classification System. The general classifications are:

A General Works
B Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
C Auxiliary Sciences of History
D World History and History of Europe
E History of the Americas
F History of the Americas
G Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
H Social Sciences 

  • HF Accounting
  • HV Criminal Justice

J Political Science

K Law

  • KF Paralegal

L Education
M Music
N Fine Arts
P Language and Literature
Q Science

  • QA Computer Information Systems

R Medicine

  • RA Paramedic
  • RB Medical Coding
  • RC Radiologic 
  • RC Respiratory Therapy
  • RD Surgical Technology
  • RT Nursing

S Agriculture
T Technology

  • TP Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • TT Cosmetology
  • TX Culinary

U Military Science
V Naval Science
Z Bibliography, Library Science, Information Resources

Source: Library of Congress