Collection Development Policy for Subject Areas

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Administrative Leadership

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
LA (History of Education): General; History of higher education; United States (General; Elementary or primary; Secondary; Higher education).
LB (Theory and Practice of Education): General. Systems of education. Philosophy of education; Systems of individual educators and writers; Teaching principles and practice (Computers in education; Reading (general)); Educational psychology; Child study; Preschool education; Primary and elementary education; Secondary education; Education and training of teachers and administrators; School administration and organization (School management. Discipline; Classroom management. Violence in schools. School social work; Textbooks. Testing; Bias in textbooks); School hygiene. School life (Vision disorders; School life. Student manners and customs). Selectively collected categories: Industrial and vocational training; Higher education.
LC (Special Aspects of Education): Forms of education; Social aspects of education (Education. Demographics; Education and the state; Public school question. Secularization. Religious instruction in public schools; Compulsory education. Attendance; Literacy. Illiteracy; Computers and literacy; Functional literacy. Workplace literacy; Higher education and the state; Educational sociology; Discrimination in education; Foundations, endowments, funds); Types of education (Humanistic education. Liberal education; Computer-assisted instruction; Professional education; Multicultural education); Education of special classes of persons (Exceptional children (General; Gifted children; Handicapped children; General; Socially handicapped children; Mentally ill children; Mentally handicapped children; Problem children and youth)); Educational extension. Adult education. Continuing education (Distance education). Selectively collected categories: Moral and religious education; Types of education (Vocational education (general)); Education of special classes of persons (Education in developing countries. Ethnic groups).
LD (Individual Institutions).
LT (Textbooks): Textbooks covering several subjects.

Related Subject Collections:
Africology, Anthropology, Art, Art History, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Policy & Community Studies, History, Information Studies, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies.

Africology

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
BL (Religion): African.
DT (Africa): General; Antiquities. Social life and customs; History; Egypt. Sudan; North Africa; Central Africa; East Africa; West Africa. West Coast; Southern Africa.
E (America. United States): African-Americans.
HC (Economic History and Conditions): Africa.
JQ (Political institutions and Public Administration: Asia. Africa. Australia): Africa.
LA (History of Education): Africa.
PJ (Oriental Languages and Literatures): selectively collected: Ethiopian languages.
PL (Languages and Literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania): African languages and literatures.

Related Subject Collections: Anthropology, Economics, Educational Policy & Community Studies, English, Geography, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology, and Women’s Studies.

American Indian Studies

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
E (America. United States): Indians of North America (General; By state, province, or region; Indian wars; Biography, memoir; Government relations; Individual tribes and cultures).
KF (United States): Native groups.
LC (Special Aspects of Education): Educational sociology (Education and native language).
PM (Hyperborean, Native American, Artificial Languages).

Related Subject Collections: Anthropology, Art History, English, History, Philosophy, and Sociology.

Anthropology

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
DK (Russia, U.S.S.R., Russian Federation): Antiquities. Social life and customs. Ethnography.
DR (Eastern Europe. Balkan Peninsula).
DS (Asia): Antiquities. Social life and customs.
GN (Anthropology): General; Philosophy. Relation to other fields; Methodology; Anthropological profession. Study and teaching. Research; Physical anthropology and somatology (general); Human variation; Race (general); Human evolution; Social aspects of the human body; Social and cultural anthropology, ethnology (general); Methodology; Culture and cultural processes; Collected ethnographies; Applied anthropology; Material culture; Intellectual life; Communication; Creativity; Philosophy; Classification and naming systems; Ethics. Values; Concepts of time; Science and knowledge; Social organization; Sex role; Family; Life cycle; Death; Friendship; Kinship; Association; Social stratification; Political anthropology; Social control; Ethnicity; Warfare and weapons; Cultural traits, customs, institutions; Ethnic groups (general); North American ethnic groups; Latin American ethnic groups; European ethnic groups; Asian ethnic groups; Ethnic groups of Oceania; Ethnic groups of Arctic regions. Selectively collected categories: Museums. Collections; Mummies; Medicine; Prehistoric archaeology.
GR (Folklore).
GT (Manners and Customs (general)): General; Customs of the family; Customs of love, marriage, sex; Festivals, holidays. Selectively collected categories: 20th century customs; Miscellaneous customs; Customs relating to bathing, cleaning; Eating and drinking customs; Treatment of the dead; Special events. Event management; Entertaining, hospitality, Geishas; Country life.

Related Subject Collections: Africology, American Indian Studies, Art, Art History, Biological Sciences, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Educational Policy & Community Studies, Geography, Geosciences, History, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, and Urban Studies.

Architecture

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
NA (Architecture): General; Architecture and the state. Preservation and restoration; History (General; Primitive. Vernacular. Grotesque in architecture. Lost architecture; Ancient architecture; Medieval architecture; Military architecture; Modern architecture; Architecture of individual countries); Architecture as a profession; Competitions; Museums. Exhibitions; General works (Theory. Philosophy; Special subjects (e.g., environment, society, etc.); Architecture and the handicapped; Works for general readers)); Architectural design and drawing (Exhibitions. Technique; Data processing; Design); Details, motive, etc.; Decoration; Special classes of buildings (Material and form; National, state, municipal, etc. Government buildings; Religious buildings and architecture). Cemeteries; Commercial buildings. Transportation and storage; Industrial architecture (e.g., factories, mills, etc.); Education buildings; Public buildings (e.g., museums, research buildings, etc.); Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings); Aesthetics of cities. City planning.
TD (Environmental Technology. Sanitary Engineering): The following category is selectively collected: Noise pollution.
TF (Railroad Engineering and Operation): The following category is selectively collected: Local and light railways. Rapid transit.
TH (Building Construction): General. History; Architectural engineering. Selectively collected categories: Site. Layout; Estimates. Measurements; Management. Inspection; Design and construction details (e.g., walls, roofs, etc.); Buildings by use; Heating and ventilation; Illumination. Lighting; Decoration and decorative furnishings; Protection of buildings (Fire protection; Burglary, sabotage, etc. Protection).

Related Subject Collections: Art, Art History, Civil Engineering & Mechanics, Electrical Engineering, Sociology, Urban Planning, and Urban Studies.

Art & Design

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
NB (Sculpture): History (Study and teaching. Competitions); Designs and techniques; Special materials; Motion, color, etc.
NC (Drawing. Design. Illustration): General; Study and teaching; Technique; Special subjects of drawing (e.g., human figures, landscapes, etc.); Graphic art materials; Drawing for reproduction. Illustration. Selectively collected categories: Commercial art. Advertising art; Special subjects (e.g., professions, politics, etc.); Copying, enlarging, and reduction.
ND (Painting): Study and teaching; Special subjects (Human figure painting; ); Technique and styles; Materials and methods; Examination and conservation; Watercolor painting; Illuminating of manuscripts and books (Modern illuminated books).
NE (Print Media): Printmaking and engraving; General. Portraits; Printmaking materials and instruments; Wood engraving. Woodcuts. Xylography; Metal engraving; Etching and aquatint; Serigraphy; Monotype (Printmaking); Lithography; Printing of engravings. Selectively collected categories: Miscellaneous (e.g., lumiprints, stationary, etc.); Photomechanical processes; Copy art. Copying machine art.
NK (Decorative Arts. Applied Arts. Decoration and Ornament): General; Exhibitions; General works (e.g., technique, preservation, etc.); Decoration and ornament. Design; Alphabets. Calligraphy; Ceramics; Glass. Selectively collected categories: Interior decoration; Tapestries. Wall hangings; Other arts and art industries (Costume; Enamel and other arts; Glyptic arts; Metalwork. Jewelry; Textiles; Woodwork).
TR (Photography): The following categories are selectively collected: General. History; Materials, supplies, etc.; Processing; Studio and laboratory; Lighting; Applied photography; Cinematography; Industrial reproduction; Photomechanical processes.
TT (Handicrafts. Arts and Crafts): Metalworking. Selectively collected category: General. History.

Related Subject Collections:
Anthropology, Architecture, Art History, Educational Policy & Community Studies, and Film.

Art History

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
N (Visual Arts): General; Art in relation to other subjects (e.g., feminism, politics, etc.); Competitions. Art museums, galleries, etc.; Exhibitions; Private collections and collectors; History (General works; Ancient and Medieval art; Modern art; Individual countries; Jewish art; Comparative art. Dissident art. Ethnic art); Technique, composition, etc.; Art criticism. Special subjects of art; Human figures. Portraits; Special subjects of art. Allegories. Symbolism. Fables. Mythology; Religious art; Special subjects of art (e.g., fashion in art, erotic art, etc.); Art as a profession; Examination and conservation; Economics of art. Art dealers; Art and the state. Public art. Selectively collected categories: Private collections and collectors; History (Prehistoric art. Origins of art. Primitive art); Animals. Wildlife. Plants. Trees.
NB (Sculpture): General; History (Prehistoric sculpture. Primitive sculpture; Ancient sculpture; Medieval sculpture; Modern sculpture; Special countries); Special subjects (e.g., religion, mythology, humans, etc.). Selectively collected categories: Monuments; Portrait and equestrian statues.
NC (Drawing. Design. Illustration): History of drawing; Caricature. Pictorial humor and satire. Selectively collected categories: History; Posters.
ND (Painting): General; History (Ancient; Medieval; Modern; Special countries); General works. Art appreciation; Special subjects; Portraits; Landscapes; Special subjects (e.g., still life, religious, etc.); Technique and style (historical aspects only); Mural painting; Illuminating of manuscripts and books (Histories and reproductions).
NE (Print Media): History of printmaking; General works; Special subjects (e.g., landscapes, religious prints, etc.).
NK (Decorative Arts. Applied Arts. Decoration and Ornament): History; Arts and crafts movement. Selectively collected category: Religious art.
NX (Arts in General): General; History; Reproduction. Criticism; Special subjects or topics (Death, erotica, politics, etc.; Characters. Persons; Religious arts); Patronage of the arts; Administration. Selectively collected categories: Voluntarism and Special arts centers.
TR (Photography): The following category is selectively collected: Applied photography (Artistic photography).

Related Subject Collections: American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Educational Policy & Community Studies, Film, and History.

Biological Sciences

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
QH (Natural History (general). Biology (general)): General. History. Conservation; Microscopy; Biology (general) (Evolution; Genetics; Reproduction. Life. Death; Ecology; Cell biology). Selectively collected categories: Topographical distribution (books about Wisconsin).
QK (Botany): General; Plant lore. Wild flowers; Conservation. Relict plants; Classification. Identification; Pictorial works. Atlases. Illustration; Geographical distribution (Aquatic flora); Spermatophyta. Phanerogams; Cryptogams. Myxomycetes; Plant anatomy; Plant physiology; Plant ecology. Evolution. Selectively collected categories: Study and teaching. Research; Collecting. Surveys and mapping; Botanical gardens, herbariums, laboratories; Useful, edible, poisonous plants. Medical botany; Plant physiology (Plant biochemistry).
QL (Zoology): General; History. Biography; Animals and civilization. Endangered species; Fresh water biology; Classification. Nomenclature; Fishes; Birds; Animal behavior. Selectively collected categories: Study and teaching. Research; Physiographic distribution; Geographical distribution; Invertebrates; Chordates, vertebrates (general); Reptiles and amphibians; Mammals; Morphology; Anatomy.
QP (Physiology): General; General human physiology; Sex differences. Sexual orientation; Environmental influences (e.g., altitude, cold, pesticides, radiation, stress, etc.); Developmental physiology (e.g., growth, aging, death); Cardiovascular system. Heart. Tissues; Respiration; Glands. Secretions; Reproductive organs. Sex; Neurophysiology; Neurophysiology. Selectively collected categories: History and biography; Study and teaching. Research. Laboratories. Technique; Physiology of the tissues (e.g., bone, muscle, skin, teeth); Fluids, acid-base equilibrium, homeostasis; Lymphatic system; Thermoregulation; Digestive tract; Urinary organs; Vision; Animal biochemistry.
QR (Microbiology): Development, cell cycle, microbial populations; Bacteria; Microbial ecology. Micro-organisms; Virology.

Related Subject Collections: Chemistry/Biochemistry, Geography, Geosciences, Freshwater Science, Health Sciences, and Nursing.

Business Administration

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
GV (Recreation. Leisure): The following category is selectively collected: Leisure industry.
HB (Economic Theory. Demography): Professions. Occupations.
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Management (Management information systems; Management economics; Decision making; Environmental management; Strategic management; Organizational communication. Internet; Capital investments. Purchasing; Conflict management; Technological innovation; Creative ability; Leadership; Negotiation; Organizational change, culture, development, effectiveness; Public relations; Social responsibilities; Quality management. Benchmarking; International business enterprises; New business enterprises. Entrepreneurs; Nonprofit corporations; Small business management; Work groups and teams; Project management. Consultants; By region or country); Real estate business; Industry. Corporations (Home-based business. Telecommuting; Corporations. Trusts; Government regulation; State industries. Privatization); Labor (Occupational training and retraining; Industrial sociology. Industrial relations; Pensions. Social insurance. Health insurance); Energy industries. Selectively collected categories: Labor (Particular industries and trades, By region or country); Electric utilities; Service industries; Miscellaneous industries.
HE (Transportation and Communications): Express service. Freight and mail forwarders. Selectively collected category: Air transportation.
KF (Law. United States): Regulation of industry and commerce; Unfair competition.
HF (Commerce): General. History; Commercial policy. Tariff; Business (Business ethics, Marketing. Distribution. Sales); Office management; Personnel management; Accounting. Business mathematics; Business communication. Document imaging; Advertising.
HG (Finance): General works (General. History; Personal finance; financial planners. Institutions); Money; Banking; Credit; International finance; Financial management; Trust services; Investment. Stock exchange; Thrift and saving; Insurance (General, Life insurance, Accident insurance, Health insurance, Fire insurance, and Other insurance). Selectively collected category: Lotteries.
HJ (Public Finance): Taxation. Administration and procedure.

Related Subject Collections: Economics, Global Studies, and Sociology.

Center for International Education

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
JN (Political Institutions and Public Administration. Europe): Russia.
JQ (Political Institutions and Public Administration): Asia. Africa. Australia.
JV (Colonies and Colonization): Colonies and colonization; Emigration and immigration. International migration.
JX (International Law. International Relations): Treaties; Foreign relations; Diplomacy. The diplomatic service; International arbitration, organization, etc.; International law.
JZ (International Relations): International relations (Scope of international relations. Political theory. Diplomacy; International organizations and associations; Promotion of peace. Peaceful change; Non-military coercion; The armed conflict. War and order; Neutrality. Non-participation in wars. Norms of neutrality; Humanitarian aspects of war).

Related Subject Collections: Anthropology, Business Administration, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, and Sociology.

Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
F (United States Local History. Latin America. Canada): Latin America (Mexico; Latin America (general); Central America (general); Central America (Individual countries); Caribbean; South America (general); South America (Individual countries)).
HC (Economic History and Conditions): Latin America.
JL (Political Institutions and Public Administration. Canada, Latin America, etc.): Caribbean. Belize. Guyana; Latin America.
JS (Local Government. Municipal Government): Caribbean. Latin America.
LA (History of Education): Latin America.

Related Subject Collections: Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Economics, Geography, Global Studies, History, Political Science, Sociology, and Spanish & Portuguese.

Chemistry/Biochemistry

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
Q (Science (general)): Communication in science. Scientific literature.
QD (Chemistry): General. History. Technique; Analytical chemistry (Qualitative analysis, Quantitative analysis, Technical analysis, Water analysis); Inorganic chemistry (metals); Organic chemistry (Organic analysis, Organometallic chemistry, Biological chemistry); Physical and theoretical chemistry (Quantum chemistry, Surface chemistry). Selectively collected categories: Inorganic chemistry (Salts, Inorganic polymers); Organic chemistry (Carbohydrates, Aromatic compounds, Polymers); Physical and theoretical chemistry (Thermochemistry; Electrochemistry; Plasma chemistry; Radiochemistry. Nuclear chemistry; Photochemistry).
QH (Natural History (general). Biology (general)): General biochemistry.

Related Subject Collections: Biological Sciences, Freshwater Sciences, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Materials Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.

Civil Engineering & Mechanics

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Transportation industries. Selectively collected category: Construction industries.
HE (Transportation and Communications): Traffic engineering. Roads.
T (Technology): General; General works.
TA (Engineering (general). Civil Engineering (general)): General. History; Engineering as a profession; Environmental engineering; Structural engineering (General; Structural analysis; Structural design); Iron and steel work. Selectively collected categories: Technical education. Research; Bioengineering; Engineering instruments; Systems engineering. Reliability; Contractor’s operations. Engineering law; Disasters and engineering; Protection of structures; Transportation engineering.
TC (Hydraulic Engineering): Harbors. Coasts; Rivers. Lakes. Water supply. Selectively collected categories: Technical hydraulics; Dams.
TD (Environmental Technology. Sanitary Engineering): General. History; Remote sensing. Municipal engineering; Environmental protection; Environmental pollution. Remediation; Environmental chemistry; Effects of industries and plants; Special environment pollutants. Acid rain; Water supply (General. History; Water quality. Monitoring. Conservation; Sources of water supply; Water pollution; Water reuse. Purification; Water distribution): Sewage. Solid wastes. Selectively collected category: Low temperature sanitary engineering.
TE (Highway Engineering. Roads and Pavements): Highway design. Roadside development. Selectively collected categories: Construction details; Roads.
TF (Railroad Engineering and Operation): The following categories are selectively collected: Railway construction; High speed ground transportation.
TG (Bridge Engineering): Structural analysis; Bridge design and drafting; Bridge accidents. Selectively collected categories: General. History; Special types of bridges (e.g., suspension, prefabricated, etc.); Bridges for special uses (e.g., movable, footbridges, etc.).
TH (Building Construction): Building materials; Environmental and sanitary engineering. Selectively collected category: Systems of building construction.
TJ (Mechanical Engineering and Machinery): The following categories are selectively collected: Hydraulic machinery; Vacuum technology. Pneumatics.
TS (Manufactures): General. History. Selectively collected categories: Packaging; Metal manufactures.

Related Subject Collections:
Architecture, Chemistry, Geosciences, Freshwater Sciences, Health Sciences, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Urban Planning.

Classics

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
CN (Inscriptions. Epigraphy): The following category is selectively collected: Ancient.
DE (Mediterranean Region. Greco-Roman World): General; Geography; Antiquities. Social life and customs; History.
DF (Greece): Ancient Greece.
DG (Italy): Ancient Italy. Rome to 476.
GT (Manners and Customs (general)): Ancient customs.
KJ (Europe): Roman law.
PA (Classical Languages and Literatures): Classical philology (general); Greek philology and language; Latin philology and language; Literature.

Related Subject Collections: Architecture, Art, Art History, Comparative Literature, Dance, English, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Theatre.

Communication

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
P (Philology. Linguistics (general)): Sign language, gesture; Rhetoric, discourse, vocabulary.
PE (English Language): Rhetoric. Style.
PN (Literature: General and Universal Literary History): Monologue. Dialogue; Oratory. Elocution, etc.

Related Subject Collections: Classics, Dance, Educational Policy & Community Studies, English, Information Studies, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Psychology, Sociology, and Theatre.

Communication Sciences & Disorders

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
BF
Psychology
HV
Social pathology. Social & public welfare. Criminology
LB
Theory & practice of education
QM
Human anatomy
QP
Physiology
RC
Internal medicine
RF
Otorhinolaryngology
RJ
Pediatrics

Related Subject Collections:
Educational Policy & Community Studies, English, Exceptional Education, Heath Sciences, Information Studies, Psychology, Sociology.  

Comparative Literature

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
PC (Romance Languages and Literatures): General, Italian, French.
PQ (Romance Literatures): French literature, and Italian literature.
GN (Anthropology): Religion and ritual.

Related Subject Collections: Anthropology, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Classics, Dance, English, French, German, Jewish Studies, Italian, Philosophy, Slavic Languages, Spanish & Portuguese, and Theatre.

Computer Science

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Electronics. Computing.
HE (Transportation and Communications): Electronic mail systems. Online information services; Telecommunication industry; Artificial satellite telecommunications.
Q (Science (general)): Cybernetics. Artificial intelligence. Information theory. Knowledge representation.
QA (Computer Science): General works; Computer science (General and reference works; Digital computers (Parallel processing; Mobile computing)); Programming (Functional programming; Logic programming; Microprogramming; Object-oriented programming; Parallel programming; Systems programming; Software and software engineering (e.g., expert systems, viruses, hypertext systems, operating systems, etc.); Special computers and computer systems (e.g., IBM, Macintosh, Pentiums) (Neural networks; Supercomputers. High-performance computing); Other topics (e.g., security, client/servers, simulation, human-computer interaction)). Selectively collected categories: Computer science (Computer science as a profession. Study and teaching; Digital computers (Microcomputer workstations; Real-time data processing; Online data processing (e.g., America Online, other commercial services); Multimedia systems)); Programming (Visual programming). Note: All sections under Programming exclude guidebooks.
T (Technology): Industrial engineering (Information technology).
TK (Electrical Engineering. Electronics. Nuclear Engineering): Waveforms. Resonance; Electronics (Computer engineering. Microwave circuits).

Related Subject Collections:
Architecture, Chemistry, Freshwater Sciences, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Urban Planning.

Conservation & Environmental Science

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
GB Physical geography
GC Oceanography
GE Environmental sciences
GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
HD Industries. Land use. Labor
QH Natural history (General). Biology (General)
QK Botany
QL Zoology
QR Microbiology
RA Public aspects of medicine
S Agriculture (General)
SD Forestry
SK Hunting sports
TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering

Related Subject Collections:
Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Economics, Freshwater Science, Geography, Geosciences, and Urban Studies. 

Criminal Justice

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
HV (Social Pathology. Social and Public Welfare. Criminology): Criminology (Victims of crime; Types of crimes (Terrorism; Gangs; Organized crime; Suicide; Rape; Family violence. Child abuse; Gambling; Financial crime; Computer crime); General by region or country); Criminal justice administration (Police; Private security services; Penology; Capital punishment; Juvenile offenders; Reformation of prisoners. Probation). Selectively collected categories: Criminology (Biography); Criminal justice administration (By region or country).
KF (Law. United States): Narcotics; Alcohol.

Related Subject Collections: Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology.

Curriculum & Instruction

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
BF (Psychology): Cognition. Consciousness (Learning); Developmental psychology (Child psychology).
E (America. United States): Indians of North America (Education).
GV (Recreation. Leisure): Physical education (general). Selectively collected categories: Physical education for children; Children’s games and amusements.
HQ (Family. Marriage. Women): The family. Marriage (Day care).
KF (United States): The following category is selectively collected: Education.
LA (History of Education): General; History of higher education; United States (General; Elementary or primary; Secondary; Higher education). Selectively collected categories: United States (By state); Canada; Europe; Asia; The Middle East.
LB (Theory and Practice of Education): General. Systems of education. Philosophy of education; Systems of individual educators and writers; Teaching principles and practice (Computers in education; Reading (general)); Educational psychology; Child study; Preschool education; Primary and elementary education; Secondary education; Education and training of teachers and administrators; School administration and organization (School management. Discipline; Classroom management. Violence in schools. School social work; Textbooks. Testing; Bias in textbooks); School hygiene. School life (Vision disorders; School life. Student manners and customs). Selectively collected categories: Industrial and vocational training; Higher education.
LC (Special Aspects of Education): Forms of education; Social aspects of education (Education. Demographics; Education and the state; Public school question. Secularization. Religious instruction in public schools; Compulsory education. Attendance; Literacy. Illiteracy; Computers and literacy; Functional literacy. Workplace literacy; Higher education and the state; Educational sociology; Discrimination in education; Foundations, endowments, funds); Types of education (Humanistic education. Liberal education; Computer-assisted instruction; Professional education; Multicultural education); Education of special classes of persons (Exceptional children (General; Gifted children; Handicapped children; General; Socially handicapped children; Mentally ill children; Mentally handicapped children; Problem children and youth)); Educational extension. Adult education. Continuing education (Distance education). Selectively collected categories: Moral and religious education; Types of education (Vocational education (general)); Education of special classes of persons (Education in developing countries. Ethnic groups).
LD (Individual Institutions): The following category is selectively collected: Secondary and elementary schools.
LT (Textbooks): Textbooks covering several subjects.
N (Visual Arts): Study and teaching.
PE (English Language): Modern English (English as a second language).
QA (Mathematics): Education. Study and teaching.
T (Technology (general)): The following category is selectively collected: Technical education.

Related Subject Collections:
Administrative Leadership, Africology, American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History, Educational Policy & Community Studies, Educational Psychology, Exceptional Education, History, Information Studies, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies. Also, most other subjects are relevant in relation to teacher training in those areas.

Also see the Curriculum Collection

Dance

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
B Philosophy (General)
GT Manners and customs (General)
GV Recreation. Leisure
M Music. Vocal music
ML Literature on music
PN Literature (General)
RA Public aspects of medicine
RC Internal medicine
RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology

Related Subject Collections:
Communication, Comparative Literature, English, Film, and  Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Music, and Theatre.

Economics

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HB (Economic Theory. Demography): General; Relation to philosophy, religion, ethics; Relation to law; Relation to politics and other topics; Study and teaching; General history; Ancient period; Medieval period; History through the 19th century; 20th century; Comparative economics; Classical school of economics; Laissez faire. Free enterprise; Neoclassical school. Chicago school; Welfare and Keynesian economics; European countries; Great Britain; European countries; United states; Latin America; Developing countries; Methodology (general); Information theory; Mathematical, quantitative methods; Game theory; General equilibrium; General works, treatises; Value, price; Competition; Production, theory of the firm, supply-side economics; Wealth; Rent; Capital. Capitalism; Income, interest, profit; Entrepreneurship; Property; Consumption, demand; Welfare theory; Demography; Population geography. Migration; Business cycles. Economic fluctuations; Economic forecasting, stabilization; Business cycles by region or country. Selectively collected category: Canada; Asia; Africa; Australia, New Zealand; Economics of war; Special topics; Rural population.
HC (Economic History and Conditions): Special topics (including environmental policy, industrial productivity, poverty, technological innovation, etc.); United states; Europe; Asia; Middle East. Selectively collected categories: Oceans; Canada; Atlantic Ocean Islands; Indian Ocean Islands; Australia. New Zealand; Pacific Ocean Islands; Antarctic. Arctic.
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Economic development. Selectively collected category: Land use.
HE (Transportation and Communications): Telephone industry. Selectively collected category: Radio paging.
HJ (Public Finance): General. History; Income and expenditure. The budget; Expenditure; Public credit. Debts. Loans; Claims; Local finance; Public accounting.
TX (Home Economics): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.

Related Subject Collections: Africology, Business Administration, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Freshwater Sciences, Global Studies, History, Human Resources & Labor Relations, Mathematical Sciences, Political Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Planning, and Urban Studies.

Educational Policy & Community Studies

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
BF (Psychology): Cognition. Consciousness (Learning); Developmental psychology (Child psychology).
E (America. United States): Indians of North America (Education).
GV (Recreation. Leisure): Physical education (general). Selectively collected categories: Physical education for children; Children’s games and amusements.
HQ (Family. Marriage. Women): The family. Marriage (Day care).
KF (United States): The following category is selectively collected: Education.
LA (History of Education): General; History of higher education; United States (General; Elementary or primary; Secondary; Higher education). Selectively collected categories: United States (By state); Canada; Europe; Asia; The Middle East.
LB (Theory and Practice of Education): General. Systems of education. Philosophy of education; Systems of individual educators and writers; Teaching principles and practice (Computers in education; Reading (general)); Educational psychology; Child study; Preschool education; Primary and elementary education; Secondary education; Education and training of teachers and administrators; School administration and organization (School management. Discipline; Classroom management. Violence in schools. School social work; Textbooks. Testing; Bias in textbooks); School hygiene. School life (Vision disorders; School life. Student manners and customs). Selectively collected categories: Industrial and vocational training; Higher education.
LC (Special Aspects of Education): Forms of education; Social aspects of education (Education. Demographics; Education and the state; Public school question. Secularization. Religious instruction in public schools; Compulsory education. Attendance; Literacy. Illiteracy; Computers and literacy; Functional literacy. Workplace literacy; Higher education and the state; Educational sociology; Discrimination in education; Foundations, endowments, funds); Types of education (Humanistic education. Liberal education; Computer-assisted instruction; Professional education; Multicultural education); Education of special classes of persons (Exceptional children (General; Gifted children; Handicapped children; General; Socially handicapped children; Mentally ill children; Mentally handicapped children; Problem children and youth)); Educational extension. Adult education. Continuing education (Distance education). Selectively collected categories: Moral and religious education; Types of education (Vocational education (general)); Education of special classes of persons (Education in developing countries. Ethnic groups).
LD (Individual Institutions): The following category is selectively collected: Secondary and elementary schools.
LT (Textbooks): Textbooks covering several subjects.
N (Visual Arts): Study and teaching.
PE (English Language): Modern English (English as a second language).
QA (Mathematics): Education. Study and teaching.
T (Technology (general)): The following category is selectively collected: Technical education.

Related Subject Collections:
Administrative Leadership, Africology, American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Psychology, Exceptional Education, History, and Sociology.

Educational Psychology

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
BF (Psychology): Cognition. Consciousness (Learning); Developmental psychology (Child psychology).
GV (Recreation. Leisure): Physical education (general). Selectively collected categories: Physical education for children; Children’s games and amusements.
HQ (Family. Marriage. Women): The family. Marriage (Day care).
KF (United States): The following category is selectively collected: Education.
LA (History of Education): General; History of higher education; United States (General; Elementary or primary; Secondary; Higher education). Selectively collected categories: United States (By state); Canada; Europe; Asia; The Middle East.
LB (Theory and Practice of Education): General. Systems of education. Philosophy of education; Systems of individual educators and writers; Teaching principles and practice (Computers in education; Reading (general)); Educational psychology; Child study; Preschool education; Primary and elementary education; Secondary education; Education and training of teachers and administrators; School administration and organization (School management. Discipline; Classroom management. Violence in schools. School social work; Textbooks. Testing; Bias in textbooks); School hygiene. School life (Vision disorders; School life. Student manners and customs). Selectively collected categories: Industrial and vocational training; Higher education.
LC (Special Aspects of Education): Forms of education; Social aspects of education (Education. Demographics; Education and the state; Public school question. Secularization. Religious instruction in public schools; Compulsory education. Attendance; Literacy. Illiteracy; Computers and literacy; Functional literacy. Workplace literacy; Higher education and the state; Educational sociology; Discrimination in education; Foundations, endowments, funds); Types of education (Humanistic education. Liberal education; Computer-assisted instruction; Professional education; Multicultural education); Education of special classes of persons (Exceptional children (General; Gifted children; Handicapped children; General; Socially handicapped children; Mentally ill children; Mentally handicapped children; Problem children and youth)); Educational extension. Adult education. Continuing education (Distance education). Selectively collected categories: Moral and religious education; Types of education (Vocational education (general)); Education of special classes of persons (Education in developing countries. Ethnic groups).
LD (Individual Institutions): The following category is selectively collected: Secondary and elementary schools.

Related Subject Collections:
Administrative Leadership, Anthropology, Art, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Policy & Community Studies, Exceptional Education, History, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies.

Electrical Engineering

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Electronics. Computing.
HE (Transportation and Communications): Electronic mail systems. Online information services; Telecommunication industry; Artificial satellite telecommunications.
Q (Science (general)): Cybernetics. Artificial intelligence. Information theory. Knowledge representation.
QA (Computer Science): General works; Computer science (General and reference works; Digital computers (Parallel processing; Mobile computing)); Programming (Functional programming; Logic programming; Microprogramming; Object-oriented programming; Parallel programming; Systems programming; Software and software engineering (e.g., expert systems, viruses, hypertext systems, operating systems, etc.); Special computers and computer systems (e.g., IBM, Macintosh, Pentiums) (Neural networks; Supercomputers. High-performance computing); Other topics (e.g., security, client/servers, simulation, human-computer interaction)). Selectively collected categories: Computer science (Computer science as a profession. Study and teaching; Digital computers (Microcomputer workstations; Real-time data processing; Online data processing (e.g., America Online, other commercial services); Multimedia systems)); Programming (Visual programming). Note: All sections under Programming exclude guidebooks.
T (Technology): Industrial engineering (Information technology).
TK (Electrical Engineering. Electronics. Nuclear Engineering): Waveforms. Resonance; Electronics (Computer engineering. Microwave circuits).

Related Subject Collections:
Architecture, Chemistry, Freshwater Sciences, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Urban Planning.

English

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
PE (English Language): Modern English. Selectively collected categories: Philology; Anglo-Saxon; Middle English; Early modern English.
PN (Literature: General and Universal Literary History): General. Theory; Study and teaching; Criticism. Research; Authorship; Literary history; Poetry. Poetics; Prose. Fiction. Selectively collected category: Diaries. Correspondence. Essays.
PR (English Literature): General. History; Anglo-Norman period. Early English. Middle English; English renaissance;19th century; 1900-1960; 1961-. Selectively collected categories: Collections; Anglo-Saxon literature; Provincial, local, colonial, etc. (Canada).
PS (American Literature): General. History; 19th century; 1900-1960; 1961-. Selectively collected categories: Collections; Colonial period.
T (Technology (general)): Communication of technical information; Technical writing.

Related Subject Collections: Africology, American Indian Studies, Art History, Classics, Communication, Comparative Literature, Dance, Film, French, German, History, Italian, Linguistics, Slavic Languages, Spanish & Portuguese, Theatre, and Women’s Studies.

Exceptional Education

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
BF (Psychology): Cognition. Consciousness (Learning); Developmental psychology (Child psychology).
GV (Recreation. Leisure): Physical education (general).
LA (History of Education): General; History of higher education; United States (General; Elementary or primary; Secondary; Higher education). Selectively collected categories: United States (By state); Canada; Europe; Asia; The Middle East.
LB (Theory and Practice of Education): General. Systems of education. Philosophy of education; Systems of individual educators and writers; Teaching principles and practice (Computers in education; Reading (general)); Educational psychology; Child study; Preschool education; Primary and elementary education; Secondary education; Education and training of teachers and administrators; School administration and organization (School management. Discipline; Classroom management. Violence in schools. School social work; Textbooks. Testing; Bias in textbooks); School hygiene. School life (Vision disorders; School life. Student manners and customs). Selectively collected categories: Industrial and vocational training; Higher education.
LC (Special Aspects of Education): Forms of education; Social aspects of education (Education. Demographics; Education and the state; Public school question. Secularization. Religious instruction in public schools; Compulsory education. Attendance; Literacy. Illiteracy; Computers and literacy; Functional literacy. Workplace literacy; Higher education and the state; Educational sociology; Discrimination in education; Foundations, endowments, funds); Types of education (Humanistic education. Liberal education; Computer-assisted instruction; Professional education; Multicultural education); Education of special classes of persons (Exceptional children (General; Gifted children; Handicapped children; General; Socially handicapped children; Mentally ill children; Mentally handicapped children; Problem children and youth)); Educational extension. Adult education. Continuing education (Distance education). Selectively collected categories: Moral and religious education; Types of education (Vocational education (general)); Education of special classes of persons (Education in developing countries. Ethnic groups).
LT (Textbooks).

Related Subject Collections:
Administrative Leadership, Anthropology, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Policy & Community Studies, Educational Psychology, Exceptional Education, History, Information Studies, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies.

Film

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
PN (Literature: General and Universal Literary History): The following category is selectively collected: Motion pictures.
TR (Photography): The following category is selectively collected: Cinematography.

Related Subject Collections:
Art, Art History, Dance, English, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, and Theatre.

Film Studies

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
PN (Literature: General and Universal Literary History): The following category is selectively collected: Motion pictures.
TR (Photography): The following category is selectively collected: Cinematography.

Related Subject Collections:
Art, Art History, Dance, English, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, and Theatre.

French

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
PC (Roman Languages and Literatures): French.
PQ (Romance Literature): French Literature.

Related Subject Collections: Comparative Literature, English, History, Italian, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Spanish & Portuguese.

Freshwater Sciences

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
GC (Oceanography): General; Methodology (e.g., geographical information systems); Research. Expeditions; Physical oceanography (e.g., density, temperature); Dynamics of the ocean (e.g., waves, currents, tides); Marine sediments; Oceanography by world region; Marine pollution. Selectively collected categories: Underwater exploration; Estuarine oceanography; Marine resources.
QH (Natural History (general). Biology (general)): Freshwater biology. Selectively collected category: Physiographic distribution.
TC (Hydraulic Engineering): Harbors. Coasts; Rivers. Lakes. Water supply. Selectively collected categories: Dams; Drainage.
TS (Manufacturers): The following category is selectively collected: Packaging.

Related Subject Collections:
Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Geography, Geosciences, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, and Urban Studies.

Geography

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
E
(America. United States): Geography.
G (Geography (general)): General; Philosophy. Relation to other topics; Geographical databases. Statistical methods; Remote sensing. Geographical methodologies; Study and teaching. Research; History of geography; Geographical names and terms. Gazetteers; Historical geography; Aerial geography; History of discovery, explorations, and travel; Explorations of Arctic and Antarctic regions; Explorations of other regions; Atlases of the moon, planets, etc.; Atlases. Selectively collected categories: Guidebooks for travelers; Travel and tourism industry; Shipwrecks, pirates, etc.; Special voyages; Globes. Maps.
GA (Mathematical Geography): General; Cartography; Map libraries; Cartographers; Collections of historical maps.
GB (Physical Geography): General; By region or country; Geomorphology. General. By region or country; Climatic geomorphology; Slopes; Coasts; Reefs; Islands; Mountains; Floodplains, river channels, valleys, watersheds; Piedmonts, plains, plateaus, steppes, tundra; Glacial landforms; Alluvial fans, deltas, terraces; Karst landforms. Caves; Interior valleys. Sinkholes; Deserts. Arid regions; Marshes, bogs, swamps, etc.; Dunes; Frozen ground. Cold regions; Other landforms; Floods; Waterfalls; Natural disasters.
GC (Oceanography): General; Methodology (e.g., geographical information systems); Research. Expeditions; Ocean-atmosphere interaction; Dynamics of the ocean (e.g., waves, currents, tides); Marine sediments; Oceanography by world region; Marine pollution. Selectively collected categories: Underwater exploration; Submarine topography. Sea level; Estuarine oceanography; Seawater. Chemical oceanography; Marine resources.
GE (Environmental Sciences): General; Philosophy. Ethics. Methodology; Data processing. Remote sensing; History. Biography; Environmental education; Environmental sciences (e.g., ecology, physics, etc.); Environmental degradation. Environmental quality; Environmental risk assessment; Global environmental change (General; United States; Other regions or countries); Environmental policy (General; United States; Other regions or countries); Environmentalism. Green movement (General. Environmental responsibility; United States; Other regions or countries); Environmental management.
GF (Human Ecology. Anthropogeography): General; History. Biography; Philosophy. Relation to other topics; Environmental influences on man (e.g., climate, topography); Man’s influence on the environment; Moral and religious aspects; Hazardous aspects of the environment; Spatial studies. Landscape; Settlements. Urban geography; North America (general); United States; Canada; Central & South America; Europe (Great Britain & Ireland); Asia; Africa; Australia & New Zealand; Pacific islands; Arctic regions; Tropics; Developing regions. Selectively collected categories: Rural settlements.
S (Agriculture (general)): Conservation of natural resources.
SD (Forestry): Conservation and protection. Selectively collected category: General. History.
VK (Navigation. Merchant Marine): The following category is selectively collected: Hydrography. Tides and currents.

Related Subject Collections: Africology, Anthropology, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Geosciences, Freshwater Sciences, History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Urban Planning, and Urban Studies.

Geosciences

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
GB (Physical Geography): Hydrology. Water; Methodology; Communication of information (general); Hydrology by region or country; Hydrological cycles and forecasting; Geothermal resources; Ice. Snow.
GC (Oceanography): Physical oceanography (e.g., density, temperature).
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Mineral and metal industries (Petroleum).
QC (Physics): Geophysics. Geomagnetism.
QD (Chemistry): Crystallography. QE (Geology): General; History. Biography; Geographical divisions (Great Lakes, Eastern regions; Illinois. Indiana; Michigan. Minnesota; Wisconsin); Mineralogy; Petrology; Dynamic and structural geology; Stratigraphy; Paleontology; Paleoecology; Paleobotany.
S (Agriculture (general)): Conservation of natural resources.
SD (Forestry): Forest soils.
TA (Engineering (general). Civil Engineering (general)): Engineering geology; Rock. Soil mechanics.
TD (Environmental Technology. Sanitary Engineering): Soil pollution.
TN (Mining Engineering. Metallurgy): General. History; Economic geology. Mineral deposits; Ore deposit. Particular metals; Nonmetallic minerals. Petroleum. 

Related Subject Collections: Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Freshwater Sciences, Geography, Materials Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, and Physics.

German

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
PD (Germanic Languages).
PF (West Germanic Languages): German.
PT (Germanic Literature): Germanic literatures (German literature). 

Related Subject Collections: English, History, Linguistics, and Philosophy.

Global Studies

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
JN (Political Institutions and Public Administration. Europe): Russia. Selectively collected category: Scandinavia.
JQ (Political Institutions and Public Administration): Asia. Africa. Australia JV (Colonies and Colonization): Colonies and colonization; Emigration and immigration. International migration.
JX (International Law. International Relations): Treaties; Foreign relations; Diplomacy. The diplomatic service; International arbitration, organization, etc.; International law.
JZ (International Relations): International relations (Scope of international relations. Political theory. Diplomacy; International organizations and associations; Promotion of peace. Peaceful change; Non-military coercion; The armed conflict. War and order; Neutrality. Non-participation in wars. Norms of neutrality; Humanitarian aspects of war).

Related Subject Collections:
Anthropology, Business Administration, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Religious Studies, and Sociology.

Health Sciences

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): The following category is selectively collected: Drugs. Pharmaceuticals.
KF (United States (general)): The following category is selectively collected: Medical legislation.
LB (Theory and Practice of Education): AIDS; Hygiene for mothers and children.
QD (Chemistry): The following category is selectively collected: Antibiotics.
QP (Physiology): Nutrition.
R (Medicine (general)): Philosophy. Ethics. Psychology. Terminal care; Biostatistics.
RA (Public Aspects of Medicine): Medicine and the state; Public health. Preventive medicine. Women; Hospitals. Nursing homes. Selectively collected category: Medical geography. Climatology.
RB (Pathology): The following category is selectively collected: Manifestations of disease.
RC (Internal Medicine): Dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; Autoimmune diseases and AIDS; Nutritional and metabolic diseases; Special conditions (Geriatrics). Selectively collected category: First aid, emergency medicine.
RE (Ophthalmology): Ophthalmic nursing.
RF (Otorhinolaryngology): Surgery. Nursing.
RG (Gynecology and Obstetrics): Nursing.
RJ (Pediatrics): Child health and wellness; Nutrition; Nursing. Terminal care; Diseases (AIDS; Metabolic and nutritional diseases. (e.g., Anorexia, malnutrition); Specific mental disorders including Autism, Anorexia, ADHD, sexual abuse, etc.). Selectively collected categories: General. History; Therapeutics; Clinical care; Diseases (Emergencies. Intensive care; Diseases. Chronic and environmental; Immunologic diseases. Allergies; Diseases of various systems. Lymphatic, Endocrine, Cardiovascular (e.g., Diabetes, Leukemia)); Pharmacology.
RL (Dermatology): Dermatologic nursing.
RM (Therapeutics. Pharmacology): Therapeutics. Diet therapy. Selectively collected category: Drugs and their actions.
RT (Nursing): General. History; Nursing profession; Basic nursing care; Specialties in nursing.
TX (Home Economics): Nutrition. Food supply.

Related Subject Collections:
Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Nursing, Psychology, and Sociology.

History

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
C (Auxiliary Sciences of History): Auxiliary sciences of history (general).
CB (History of Civilization): General; Historiography. Philosophy; Civilization and race; Protohistory. Ancient history; Medieval history; Modern history; Special topics (Geography and civilization; Science and technology and civilization; War and civilization; Water and civilization).
CD (Diplomatics. Archives. Seals): The following category is selectively collected: Diplomatics (critical study of official documents).
CE (Technical Chronology. Calendar): General; Ancient; Medieval and modern.
D (History (general)): General. Historiography; Political and diplomatic history; Ancient history; Medieval and modern history (general), 476-; Medieval history; Modern history, 1453- (20th Century; World War I (1914-1918); World War II (1939-1945); Holocaust & other World War II atrocities); European history. Selectively collected categories: Military and naval history; Developing countries; Eastern hemisphere; European travel.
DA (Great Britain): Historiography. British Empire; England (General; History; London); Ireland; Scotland. Selectively collected categories: England (Description and travel; Counties, regions, etc.; Other cities, towns, etc.); Wales.
DAW (Central Europe): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
DB (Austria. Hungry): The following categories are selectively collected: Austria; Budapest; Other cities, towns, etc.; Hungry; Czech Republic. Slovak Republic.
DC (France): General; Antiquities. Social life and customs; History. Selectively collected categories: Description and travel; Local history and description.
DD (Germany): General; Antiquities. Social life and customs; History; West Germany; East Germany; Prussia. Selectively collected categories: Description and travel; Local history and description.
DF (Greece): Medieval Greece. Byzantine Empire; Modern Greece.
DG (Italy): Medieval and Modern Italy, 476-; Regions of Italy. Selectively collected categories: Malta.
DH (Netherlands. Belgium): Netherlands; Belgium; Local history and description; Luxembourg.
DJ (Netherlands (Holland)): History. Selectively collected categories: General; Description and travel; Antiquities. Social life and customs; Local history and description.
DJK (Eastern Europe (general)): General. History. Regions.
DK (Russia, U.S.S.R., Russian Federation): General; Description and travel; History (Revolution. Soviet regime); Regions; Baltic states; Belarus; Ukraine; Moldava; Russian Federation; Georgia; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Siberia. Soviet Asia; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tadzhikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; Poland.
DL (Northern Europe. Scandinavia): General; Description and travel; Antiquities. Social life and customs; History; Denmark; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; Finland.
DP (Spain. Portugal): Spain; Portugal.
DQ (Switzerland): General; Antiquities. Social life and customs; History; Local history and description.
DR (Eastern Europe. Balkan Peninsula): General; History; Bulgaria; Montenegro (Crna Gorska); Romania; Turkey; Albania; Serbia. Bosnia-Hercegovina. Slovenia. Croatia. Selectively collected category: Description and travel.
DS (Asia): General; History; Islamic world; Arab countries; Southwestern Asia. Ancient Orient. Near East; Iraq (Ancient and modern); Lebanon; Syria (ancient and modern); Israel (Palestine). The Jews; Jordan; Armenia; Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia; Iran (Persia). Persian Gulf; Afghanistan; Pakistan; Bangladesh. East Pakistan; Southeastern Asia (Vietnamese conflict); China; Japan. Selectively collected categories: Asia Minor; Ancient western and central Asia; Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region; India; Sri Lanka; Bhutan; Nepal; Goa; Eastern Asia. Far East; Thailand (Siam); Malay Peninsula; Singapore; Indonesia (Republic). Dutch East Indies; Philippine Islands; Korea.
DU (Oceania (South Seas)): The following categories are selectively collected: Austria; Smaller island groups (Hawaiian Islands).
DX (Gypsies): General; By country.
E (America. United States): America (General; Social life and customs. Civilization. Intellectual life; Ethnic groups); North America; Pre-Columbian America; Discovery and early exploration and description; United States (General; Social life and customs; Civilization. Intellectual life; General. Historiography; Study and teaching; Philosophy of American history; Biography; General works; Political history. Diplomatic history; Elements in the population (ethnic groups); Colonial history, 1607-1775; The Revolution, 1775-1783; Revolution of the Civil War, 1775-1861; Civil War period, 1861-1865; Late nineteenth century, 1865-1900; Twentieth century; 1961-).
F (United States Local history. Latin America. Canada): New England; Atlantic coast. Middle Atlantic States; The South. South Atlantic States; Gulf States; Old Northwest. Northwest Territory; Illinois; Great Lakes. Lake region; Michigan; Wisconsin; The West. Great Plains; Rocky Mountains; Pacific States. Pacific coast; Territories and possessions of the U.S.; Canada. Selectively collected categories: Old Southwest. Lower Mississippi Valley; Ohio; Ohio River and Valley; Indiana; New Southwest.
GN (Anthropology): Magic and witchcraft.
GT (Manners and Customs (general)): Medieval customs; Renaissance through 19th century; Court and castle life. Selectively collected categories: Inns, taverns, hotels; Transportation, travel customs; Customs of classes of persons.
GV (Recreation. Leisure): The following categories are selectively collected: Sports history (general); U.S. sports history (general); Circuses.
HB (Economic Theory. Demography): Mercantile system. Physiocrats; Marxian and radical economics.
HC (Economic History and Conditions): General. Biography; History.
HS (Societies: Secret. Benevolent, etc.): General. History; Societies. Ku Klux Klan. Selectively collected categories: Secret societies; Freemasons; Political and patriotic societies; General. History.
HX (Socialism. Communism. Anarchism): General; Special topics; Utopias. Anarchism.
JK (United States): Confederate States of America.
JV (Colonies and Colonization): Colonies and colonization; Emigration and immigration. International migration.
K (Law (general)): The following category is selectively collected: History of law. Biography. Anthropology.
KF (United States (general)): History. Selectively collected category: Confederate States of America.
KJ (Europe): History of law.
KL (Eurasia): The following category is selectively collected: Soviet Union. Russia.
Q (Science (general)): General. History.
QR (Microbiology): History. Biography.
R (Medicine (general)): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
RC (Internal Medicine): The following category is selectively collected: General.
T (Technology (general)): History.
U (Military Science (general)): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
UA (Armies: Organization, Distribution, etc.): The following category is selectively collected: General. History. Arms control.
UB (Military Administration): Minorities, women in armed forces. Selectively collected category: General. History.
UD (Infantry): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
UE (Cavalry. Armor): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
UF (Artillery): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
UG (Military Engineering. Air Forces): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
V (Naval Science (general)): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
VB (Naval Administration): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
VD (Naval Seaman): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
VE (Marines): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
VF (Naval Ordnance): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
VK (Navigation. Merchant Marine): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.
VM (Naval Architecture. Shipbuilding Marine Engineering): The following category is selectively collected: General. History.

Related Subject Collections: Africology, American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Economics, Educational Policy & Community Studies, English, French, Geography, German, Global Studies, Jewish Studies, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology, Urban Planning, Urban Studies, and Women’s Studies.

Human Resources & Labor Relations

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
K (Law (general)): The following categories are selectively collected: General; Comparative law. International uniform law; conflict of laws.
KF (Law (United States)): Social legislation.
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Labor; Wages. Hours; Labor disputes. Strikes. Arbitration; Employee participation and ownership; Labor supply and demand. Unemployment; Unions.

Related Subject Collections:
Political Science, Sociology, and Urban Studies.

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Industrial hygiene and safety; Mineral and metal industries.
LC (Special Aspects of Education): The following category is selectively collected: Types of education (Industrial education).
T (Technology): Industrial accidents. Safety; Industrial engineering (general).
TA (Engineering (general). Civil Engineering (general)): Human engineering; Engineering design. Selectively collected categories: Engineering economy. Management; Standards. Materials
TJ (Mechanical Engineering and Machinery): Mechanics of machinery. Movements. Robotics. Selectively collected category: Lifting and pressing machinery.

Related Subject Collections:
Architecture, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Freshwater Sciences, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Urban Planning.

Information Studies

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
K (Intellectual property law).
KF (Intellectual property law – U.S.).
LC (Theory and Practice of Education): Social aspects of education (Academic freedom).
Q (Cybernetics, Information theory).
QA (Computer Science).
TK (Electrical Engineering. Electronics. Nuclear Engineering): Telecommunication. Signal processing. Internet.
Z (Bibliography. Library Science): Book industries and trade (Practical printing. Computerized typesetting; Copyright; Freedom of the press. Censorship); Libraries. Selectively collected categories: History of books and bookmaking; Book industries and trade (Bookselling and publishing. Desktop publishing); Bibliography. Books and reading; Bibliography.
ZA (Information Resources (general)): General; Information services and centers; Information superhighway; Computer network resources (Internet. World Wide Web; Particular online services; Research. How to use networks, services, etc.); Databases. Selectively collected categories: Motion picture/video lists and catalogs; Government information.

Related Subject Collections:
All subject collections have some relevant works.

Also see the Curriculum Collection

Italian

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
PC (Romance Languages and Literatures): Italian.

Related Subject Collections: Comparative Literature, English, French, Linguistics, and Spanish & Portuguese.

Jewish Studies

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
BM (Judaism): General. History; Judaism and other religions; Judaism and special subjects (e.g., art, peace, science); Principles of Judaism. Selectively collected categories: Sources of Jewish religion. Rabbinical literature; Controversial works against the Jews. Jewish works against Christianity, Islam; Dogmatic Judaism (e.g., messiah, God, future life); Biography; Samaritans.
PJ (Oriental Languages and Literatures): Semitic philology; Hebrew. Yiddish.  Selectively collected categories: East Semitic languages; West and North Semitic languages; Aramaic.

Related Subject Collections:
Anthropology, Classics, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religious Studies.

Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
 GV (Recreation. Leisure): The following category is selectively collected: Sports and mass media (general).
 HE (Transportation and Communication): Broadcasting (general); Radio; Television.
HM (Sociology): Social influence. Social pressure (Communication. Mass media; Public relations. Publicity; Propaganda).
P (Philology. Linguistics (general)): Communication. Mass media.
 PN (Literature: General and Universal Literary History): Broadcasting (Radio; Television). Journalism.

Related Subject Collections:
Communication, Dance, Electrical Engineering, Film, History, Political Science, Sociology, and Theatre.

Kinesiology

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): The following category is selectively collected: Drugs. Pharmaceuticals.
KF (United States (general)): The following category is selectively collected: Medical legislation.
LB (Theory and Practice of Education): AIDS; Hygiene for mothers and children.
QD (Chemistry): The following category is selectively collected: Antibiotics.
QP (Physiology): Nutrition.
R (Medicine (general)): Philosophy. Ethics. Psychology.
RA (Public Aspects of Medicine): Medicine and the state; Public health. Preventive medicine. Women; Hospitals. Nursing homes. Selectively collected category: Medical geography.
RB (Pathology): The following category is selectively collected: Manifestations of disease.
RC (Internal Medicine): Dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; Autoimmune diseases and AIDS; Nutritional and metabolic diseases; Special conditions (Geriatrics). Selectively collected category: First aid, emergency medicine.
RE (Ophthalmology): Ophthalmic nursing.
RF (Otorhinolaryngology): Surgery. Nursing.
RG (Gynecology and Obstetrics): Nursing.
RJ (Pediatrics): Child health and wellness; Nutrition; Nursing. Terminal care; Diseases (AIDS; Metabolic and nutritional diseases. (e.g., Anorexia, malnutrition); Specific mental disorders including Autism, Anorexia, ADHD, sexual abuse, etc.). Selectively collected categories: General. History; Therapeutics; Clinical care; Diseases (Emergencies. Intensive care; Diseases. Chronic and environmental; Immunologic diseases. Allergies; Diseases of various systems. Lymphatic, Endocrine, Cardiovascular (e.g., Diabetes, Leukemia)); Pharmacology.
RL (Dermatology): Dermatologic nursing.
RM (Therapeutics. Pharmacology): Therapeutics. Diet therapy. Selectively collected category: Drugs and their actions.
RT (Nursing): General. History; Nursing profession; Basic nursing care; Specialties in nursing.
TX (Home Economics): Nutrition. Food supply.

Related Subject Collections:
Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Health Sciences, Psychology, and Sociology.

Linguistics

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
P (Philology. Linguistics (general)): General; Psycholinguistics; Language and logic; Sociolinguistics; Textual criticism; Addresses, essays, lectures; Study and teaching; History. Biography; Computational linguistics; Semiotics; Minority languages; General linguistics; Technical linguistics; Etymology, semantics; Comparative lexicography; Colloquial language, slang; Indo-European philology. Selectively collected categories: Bilingualism; Origins of language; Translation.
PB (Modern European Languages. Celtic Languages): The following categories are selectively collected: Modern European languages; Celtic languages and literatures.
PJ (Oriental Languages and Literatures): The following categories are selectively collected: Languages (general); Literature (general); Christian Oriental; Mohammedan; Hamito-Semitic; Egyptology; Coptic-Hamitic; Syriac; Arabic.
PK (Indo-Iranian languages): The following categories are selectively collected: Indo-Iranian languages; Indo-Aryan languages; Indo-Aryan.
PL (Languages and Literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania): The following categories are selectively collected: Far Eastern languages and literatures (General; Japanese (Language; Literature); Korean (Language; Literature); Chinese (Language; Literature)).
PM (Hyperborean, Native American, Artificial Languages): The following categories are selectively collected: Mixed languages; Creole.

Related Subject Collections: English, French, German, Italian, Jewish Studies, Philosophy, Slavic Languages, Spanish & Portuguese, and other languages generally.

Materials Engineering

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): The following category is selectively collected: Chemicals. Plastics.
QA (Mathematics): The following category is selectively collected: Analytic mechanics (Elasticity. Plasticity).
TD (Environmental Technology. Sanitary Engineering): The following categories are selectively collected: Industrial sanitation. Radioactive waste; Hazardous substances and their disposal.
TN (Mining Engineering. Metallurgy): Metallurgy.
TP (Chemical Technology): The following category is selectively collected: Polymers. Plastics.

Related Subject Collections:
Architecture, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Freshwater Sciences, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Urban Planning.

Mathematical Sciences

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
GB (Physical Geography): Hydrometerology.
QA (Mathematics): General; Mathematical logic; Algebra (Combinatorics; Group theory; Linear algebra. Matrices; Number theory. Algebraic fields; Set theory. Fuzzy sets; Machine theory; Coding theory. Cryptography. Switching theory; Game theory); Probabilities; Stochastic processes; Mathematical statistics; Numerical analysis; Analysis (Calculus; Functional analysis; Theory of functions; Differential equations; Continuous groups; Analytical methods; Difference, functional, integral equations); Geometry (Algebraic geometry; Topology. Knot theory; Differential geometry).Selectively collected categories: Applied mathematics (i.e., business and other fields); Interpolation. Sequences. Series; Analytic mechanics (Dynamics).
QC (Physics): Meteorology. Climatology. Atmospheric conditions and pollutants.
T (Technology (general)): The following category is selectively collected: Applied mathematics. Quantitative methods.
TA (TA Engineering (general). Civil Engineering (general)): Engineering mathematics. Engineering Analysis (Mathematical models). Selectively collected categories: Engineering mathematics. Engineering Analysis (General works).

Related Subject Collections:
Chemistry/Biochemistry, Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.

Mechanical Engineering

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Nuclear industry.
QA (Mathematics): Analytic mechanics (Fluid mechanics).
T (Technology): Technological change. Selectively collected categories: Industrial engineering (Mechanization. Measurement); Industrial research. Exhibitions.
TA (Engineering (general). Civil Engineering (general)): Mechanics of engineering. Fluid mechanics.
TD (Environmental Technology. Sanitary Engineering): The following category is selectively collected: Air pollution.
TJ (Mechanical Engineering and Machinery): General. History; Power resources. Energy conservation; Control engineering; Machine design and construction; Combustion engineering. Heat engines. Turbines; Renewable energy sources. Solar energy. Selectively collected categories: Steam engineering; Machinery exclusive of prime movers (brakes, bearings, tribology, etc.); Machine shops; Hoisting and conveying machinery.
TK (Electrical Engineering. Electronics. Nuclear Engineering): Nuclear engineering. Atomic power.
TL (Motor Vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics): The following category is selectively collected: Motor vehicles. Cycles.

Related Subject Collections:
Architecture, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Freshwater Sciences, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Urban Planning.

Middle East & North African Studies

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
BL Religions. Mythology. Rationalism
BM Judaism
BP Islam. Bahai Faith. Theosophy, etc.
DS History of Asia
DT History of Africa
GN Anthropology
GR Folklore
GT Manners and customs (General)
JQ Political institutions & public administration: Arab countries; Islamic countries; Africa
KBM Jewish law
KBP Islamic law. Shar i’ah
KM General law (Middle East. Southwest Asia)
KQ General law (Africa)
PJ Oriental philology & literature
PK Indo-Iranian philology & literature
PL Languages of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania

Related Subject Collections:
Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Economics, Geography, Global Studies, History, Political Science, and Sociology.

Music

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Nonprofit Management & Leadership

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
BJ Ethics
HD Industries. Land use. Labor
HF Commerce
HG Finance
HM Sociology (General)
HN Voluntarism
HV Social pathology. Social & public welfare. Criminology
KF Law and Legislation; Tax (Non-profit Organizations)
NX Arts in general

Related Subject Collections:
Business Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, Economics, Global Studies, History, Industrial & Labor Relations, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Political Science, and Urban Studies.

Nursing

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): The following category is selectively collected: Drugs. Pharmaceuticals.
KF (United States (general)): The following category is selectively collected: Medical legislation.
LB (Theory and Practice of Education): AIDS; Hygiene for mothers and children.
QD (Chemistry): The following category is selectively collected: Antibiotics.
QP (Physiology): Nutrition.
R (Medicine (general)): Philosophy. Ethics. Psychology. Terminal care; Biostatistics.
RA (Public Aspects of Medicine): Medicine and the state; Public health. Preventive medicine. Women; Hospitals. Nursing homes. Selectively collected category: Medical geography. Climatology.
RB (Pathology): The following category is selectively collected: Manifestations of disease.
RC (Internal Medicine): Dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; Autoimmune diseases and AIDS; Nutritional and metabolic diseases; Special conditions (Geriatrics). Selectively collected category: First aid, emergency medicine.
RE (Ophthalmology): Ophthalmic nursing.
RF (Otorhinolaryngology): Surgery. Nursing.
RG (Gynecology and Obstetrics): Nursing.
RJ (Pediatrics): Child health and wellness; Nutrition; Nursing. Terminal care; Diseases (AIDS; Metabolic and nutritional diseases. (e.g., Anorexia, malnutrition); Specific mental disorders including Autism, Anorexia, ADHD, sexual abuse, etc.). Selectively collected categories: General. History; Therapeutics; Clinical care; Diseases (Emergencies. Intensive care; Diseases. Chronic and environmental; Immunologic diseases. Allergies; Diseases of various systems. Lymphatic, Endocrine, Cardiovascular (e.g., Diabetes, Leukemia)); Pharmacology.
RL (Dermatology): Dermatologic nursing.
RM (Therapeutics. Pharmacology): Therapeutics. Diet therapy. Selectively collected category: Drugs and their actions.
RT (Nursing): General. History; Nursing profession; Basic nursing care; Specialties in nursing.
TX (Home Economics): Nutrition. Food supply.

Related Subject Collections:
Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Health Sciences, Psychology, and Sociology.

Occupational Science & Leadership

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): The following category is selectively collected: Drugs. Pharmaceuticals.
KF (United States (general)): The following category is selectively collected: Medical legislation.
LB (Theory and Practice of Education): AIDS; Hygiene for mothers and children.
QD (Chemistry): The following category is selectively collected: Antibiotics.
QP (Physiology): Nutrition.
R (Medicine (general)): Philosophy. Ethics. Psychology. Terminal care; Biostatistics.
RA (Public Aspects of Medicine): Medicine and the state; Public health. Preventive medicine. Women; Hospitals. Nursing homes. Selectively collected category: Medical geography. Climatology.
RB (Pathology): The following category is selectively collected: Manifestations of disease.
RC (Internal Medicine): Dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; Autoimmune diseases and AIDS; Nutritional and metabolic diseases; Special conditions (Geriatrics). Selectively collected category: First aid, emergency medicine.
RE (Ophthalmology): Ophthalmic nursing.
RF (Otorhinolaryngology): Surgery. Nursing.
RG (Gynecology and Obstetrics): Nursing.
RJ (Pediatrics): Child health and wellness; Nutrition; Nursing. Terminal care; Diseases (AIDS; Metabolic and nutritional diseases. (e.g., Anorexia, malnutrition); Specific mental disorders including Autism, Anorexia, ADHD, sexual abuse, etc.). Selectively collected categories: General. History; Therapeutics; Clinical care; Diseases (Emergencies. Intensive care; Diseases. Chronic and environmental; Immunologic diseases. Allergies; Diseases of various systems. Lymphatic, Endocrine, Cardiovascular (e.g., Diabetes, Leukemia)); Pharmacology.
RL (Dermatology): Dermatologic nursing.
RM (Therapeutics. Pharmacology): Therapeutics. Diet therapy. Selectively collected category: Drugs and their actions.
RT (Nursing): General. History; Nursing profession; Basic nursing care; Specialties in nursing.
TX (Home Economics): Nutrition. Food supply.

Related Subject Collections:
Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Health Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, and Sociology. 

Philosophy

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
B (Philosophy (general)): General; Ancient (general); Ancient Occident; Renaissance; Modern (1450-1600); United States; England and Scotland; France; Germany. Selectively collected categories: Ancient Orient; Medieval (430-1450); Canada; Latin America; Modern Greece and Italy, Netherlands, Belgium; Russia; Scandinavia; Spain and Portugal; Switzerland; Eastern Europe; Modern Asia (general); Modern Middle East; Modern South Asia; Eastern Asia. Southeastern Asia; Modern East Asia; Modern Africa; By religion.
BC (Logic): The following categories are selectively collected: General; Special systems; General works and treatises; Special topics (e.g., proof, limit, paradox, etc.).
BD (Speculative Philosophy): Metaphysics; Epistemology. Theory of knowledge; Methodology; Ontology. Selectively collected categories: General philosophy; Cosmology.
BH (Aesthetics): General; Philosophy. Methodology; History; Special topics.
BJ (Ethics): General. History. Philosophy; Religious ethics; Evolutionary and genetic ethics; Existential, humanist, positivist ethics; Socialist, communist, totalitarian ethics; Feminist ethics; Special topics (e.g., good and evil, death, violence, fame, solitude); Individual ethics. Character. Professional ethics.
K (Law (general): The following category is selectively collected: Jurisprudence. Philosophy and theory.
P (Philology. Linguistics (general): Philosophy, origin of language.
QA (Mathematics): Philosophy.
QB (Physics): Cosmology.

Related Subject Collections:
Jewish Studies, Linguistics, Political Science, and Religious Studies.

Physics

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
QB (Astronomy): General. History; Astrophysics (general); Descriptive astronomy. Selectively collected categories: Practical and spherical astronomy; Geodesy; Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics; Astrogeology; Non-optical methods of astronomy.
QC (Physics): General. Philosophy. History; Weights and measures; Descriptive and experimental mechanics; Atomic physics. Matter; Optics. Light. Spectroscopy. Holography; Electricity and magnetism. Superconductivity; Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity. Reactors. Selectively collected categories: Acoustics. Sound; Heat; Radiation physics.

Related Subject Collections:
Chemistry, Engineering, Freshwater Sciences, Geosciences, and Mathematical Sciences.

Political Science

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HE (Transportation and Communication): The following category is selectively collected: Postal service.
HM (Sociology): Social influence. Social pressure (Public opinion); Authority, power, leadership; Liberty, pluralism, multiculturalism, toleration; Individualism. Passive resistance, nonviolence.
J (General Legislation and Executive Papers): The following category is selectively collected: United States.
JA (Political Science (general)): General; Political theory; Quantitative analysis & methods; Political psychology; Political culture. Political ecology; Relation to sociology; Relation to economics; Relation to history; Relation to ethics; Relation to science; History of political science; Communication in politics; Study & teaching. Research; Collective biography of political scientists.
JC (Political Theory): Theories of the state; Ancient state; Medieval state; Modern state, through 19th century; Modern state, from 20th century; Nationalism; Political geography; Nature of the state. Sovereignty. Allegiance. Consensus; Opposition. Civil disobedience. Insurgency. Violence; Patriotism. Political obligation; Power. Leadership; Social and evolutionary theories of the state. Civil society; Political symbolism; Forms of the state. Federalism; Empire. Internationalism. Confederation; Size of states; Theocracy. Monarchy. Oligarchy; Democracy; Communist state; Welfare state. Corporate state; Totalitarianism; Revolution; Rights of the individual.
JF (Political Institutions and Public Administration): General. Comparative government; Federal and state relations; Political rights. Political participation; Public administration; Political parties. Practical politics.
JK (United States): General. Constitutional history; Government. Public administration; Political rights. Practical politics; Political parties; State government.
JN (Political Institutions and Public Administration. Europe): Europe. General; Great Britain (Wales; Scotland; Ireland); France; Germany; Russia. Selectively collected categories: Austria; Hungary; Greece; Italy; Netherlands; Belgium. Luxembourg; Finland; Baltic States; Poland; Scandinavia; Spain. Portugal; Switzerland; Balkan States.
JQ (Political Institutions and Public Administration: Asia. Africa. Australia): The following categories are selectively collected: Asia (India; Nepal; Pakistan; Bangladesh; Cyprus; Hong Kong; Malaysia; Southeast Asia. Indochina; Vietnam. Cambodia. Laos; Burma; Goa. Macau; Central Asia; Philippine Islands; China; Taiwan; Japan; Korea; Thailand; Afghanistan; Middle East); Australia and Oceania; New Zealand; Pacific Area. Pacific Ocean Islands.
JS (Local Government. Municipal Government): General. Selectively collected categories: United States; Canada; Europe; Asia; Africa; Australia and Pacific.
JX (International Law. International Relations): General; Treaties; United States documents; Other countries; Study and teaching; Foreign relations; Diplomacy. The diplomatic service; International arbitration, organization, etc.; Nuclear weapons; International law. Selectively collected categories: Codification of international law; Aeronautics.
JZ (International Relations): Scope of international relations. Political theory. Diplomacy; International organizations and associations; Non-military coercion; The armed conflict. War and order; Neutrality. Non-participation in wars. Norms of neutrality; Humanitarian aspects of war. Selectively collected categories: International relations; Sources.
K (Law (general)): The following categories are selectively collected: General; Comparative law. International uniform law; Conflict of laws.
KF (United States): Jurisprudence. Philosophy. Legal reform; Social legislation; Constitutional law. Selectively collected categories: Prescription drugs. Cosmetics; Science and the arts; Government. Civil service; Public property; Public finance.
KJ (Europe): The following category is selectively collected: Regional organization and integration.

Related Subject Collections:
Africology, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Global Studies, History, Human Resources & Labor Relations, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Philosophy, Sociology, and Urban Studies.

Psychology

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
BF (Psychology): General (methodology); Relation to other fields (mainly philosophy, religion); Practice of psychology. Vocational guidance; Research. Communication; Study and teaching. Certification; History; Mind and body; Tests and testing; Experimental psychology; Behaviorism; Cognitive psychology; Gestalt, humanistic, existential psychology; Sensation (Vision; Hearing; Other senses. Movement); Cognition. Consciousness (Habit. Adjustment; Environmental psychology; Memory; Creativity. Imagination; Intelligence; Thinking. Problem-solving. Information processing; Psycholinguistics. Psychology of learning); Motivation; Affection. Emotion. Bereavement. Love; Will. Choice. Control; Applied psychology; Comparative psychology. Animal and human; Instinct; Sexuality and gender; Self. Personality; Gender psychology; Psychology by class or occupation; Psychology of belief, faith, influence, values; Miscellaneous topics (e.g., death, smoking, suffering, water, etc.); Temperament. Character; Parapsychology. Occult (Sleep. Dreams). Selectively collected categories: Biography. Studies of individual psychologists; General; Psychoanalysis; Discursive psychology; Functionalism; Psychotropic drugs. Behavior control; New thought. Menticulture; Psychology of nations; Physiognomy; Parapsychology. Occult (Hypnotism).
GV (Recreation. Leisure): Sport psychology.
HF (Commerce): Office management (Industrial psychology. Job stress).
HQ (Family. Marriage. Women): The Family. Marriage (Children. Child development; Child life).
QP (Physiology): The following category is selectively collected: Neuropsychology.
RC (Internal Medicine): Neurosciences (Psychiatry. Therapeutics. Psychotherapy; Psychoanalysis and psychopathology; Schizophrenia, Psychopathology. Psychoses; Psychopathology; Depression; Sleep Disturbances; Other Neuroses (e.g., eating disorders); Personality disorders. Behavior problems; Mental retardation; Down’s syndrome). Selectively collected categories: Neurosciences (General neuroscience; General neurological disease; Epilepsy; Other diseases of the central nervous system; Multiple sclerosis; Parkinson’s disease; Diseases of the brain; Brain damage; Headache; Migraine; Diseases of the spinal cord; Diseases of the autonomic nervous system; Psychiatry; Special aspects of mental illness; Hypnotism and hypnosis.
RJ (Pediatrics): Mental disorders. Child psychiatry. Therapy.

Related Subject Collections:
Anthropology, Educational Psychology, Health Sciences, Nursing, and Sociology.

Public Health

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): The following category is selectively collected: Drugs. Pharmaceuticals.
KF (United States (general)): The following category is selectively collected: Medical legislation.
LB (Theory and Practice of Education): AIDS; Hygiene for mothers and children.
QD (Chemistry): The following category is selectively collected: Antibiotics.
QP (Physiology): Nutrition.
R (Medicine (general)): Philosophy. Ethics. Psychology. Terminal care; Biostatistics.
RA (Public Aspects of Medicine): Medicine and the state; Public health. Preventive medicine. Women; Hospitals. Nursing homes. Selectively collected category: Medical geography. Climatology.
RB (Pathology): The following category is selectively collected: Manifestations of disease.
RC (Internal Medicine): Dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; Autoimmune diseases and AIDS; Nutritional and metabolic diseases; Special conditions (Geriatrics). Selectively collected category: First aid, emergency medicine.
RE (Ophthalmology): Ophthalmic nursing.
RF (Otorhinolaryngology): Surgery. Nursing.
RG (Gynecology and Obstetrics): Nursing.
RJ (Pediatrics): Child health and wellness; Nutrition; Nursing. Terminal care; Diseases (AIDS; Metabolic and nutritional diseases. (e.g., Anorexia, malnutrition); Specific mental disorders including Autism, Anorexia, ADHD, sexual abuse, etc.). Selectively collected categories: General. History; Therapeutics; Clinical care; Diseases (Emergencies. Intensive care; Diseases. Chronic and environmental; Immunologic diseases. Allergies; Diseases of various systems. Lymphatic, Endocrine, Cardiovascular (e.g., Diabetes, Leukemia)); Pharmacology.
RL (Dermatology): Dermatologic nursing.
RM (Therapeutics. Pharmacology): Therapeutics. Diet therapy. Selectively collected category: Drugs and their actions.
RT (Nursing): General. History; Nursing profession; Basic nursing care; Specialties in nursing.
TX (Home Economics): Nutrition. Food supply.

Related Subject Collections:
Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Health Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, and Sociology.

Religious Studies

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
BL (Religion): General; Classification of religions. Doctrines; History of principles of religions. Mythology (Classical. European; Asian. Oriental; Hinduism; Confucianism-Taoism; Shinto; American; Other); Rationalism. Selectively collected category: Religious life and organization.
BP (Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc.): Islam. Selectively collected categories: Bahaism; Theosophy. Anthroposophy; Other beliefs and movements. Cults.
BQ (Buddhism): General. History; Buddhist literature; Doctrinal and systematic Buddhism; Relation to other religions and philosophical systems; Modifications, schools, etc., (e.g., Zen, Lamaism). Selectively collected categories: Buddhist pantheon; Practice of Buddhism (e.g., worship, ministry, prayer); Folklore. Miracle literature; Benevolent work, social work, welfare work; Monasticism, asceticism, shrines, pilgrimages.
BR (Christianity): General; Early and medieval history. Renaissance; Reformation; 17th-19th centuries. Selectively collected categories: Early literature. Fathers of the Church; Later writers; Antiquities. Origins; Folklore. Mythology; General History; 20th century; History by region or country; Movements (e.g., liberalism, Pentecostalism, evangelicalism); Biography.
BS (The Bible): All categories in this section are selectively collected, and include coverage for University Press publishers only; other publishers are excluded, as well as all pastoral aspects: Texts and versions; Works about the Bible; Old Testament texts and versions; Works about the Old Testament; New Testament texts and versions; Works about the New Testament.
BX (Christian Denominations): All categories in this section are selectively collected, primarily from university press publishers: Church unity. Ecumenical movement; Eastern churches. Oriental churches; Orthodox Eastern Church; Roman Catholic Church; Protestantism; Anglican Communion. Church of England; Protestant Episcopal Church; Baptists; Christian Science; Congregationalism; Society of Friends. Quakers; Lutheran Churches; Mennonites; Methodism; Mormons; Pentecostal Churches; Presbyterianism; Puritanism; Reformed or Calvinistic Churches; Salvation Army; Shakers; Unitarianism; Universalism.
GN (Anthropology): Religion and ritual.
HN (Social History and Conditions): The Church and social problems.

Related Subject Collections:
Africology, Anthropology, Art History, Classics, Comparative Literature, English, Geography, History, Jewish Studies, Philosophy, and Sociology.

Slavic Languages

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
P (Philology. Linguistics (general)): Indo-European Philology.
PB (Modern European Languages. Celtic Languages): The following category is selectively collected: Modern European languages.
PG (Slavic. Baltic (Languages and Literatures)): Slavic (Russian (Language; Literature)). Selectively collected category: Slavic.
PK (Indo-Iranian Languages and Literatures): The following categories are selectively collected: Indo-Aryan languages; Modern Indo-Aryan languages.

Related Subject Collections:
Comparative Literature, English, and Linguistics.

Social Work

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
HV (Social Pathology. Social and Public Welfare. Criminology): General social work (Fund raising); Social welfare and philanthropic organizations; Special classes (Families. Single parents; Children and youth; Women; Gays and lesbians; Aged; Disabled (Developmentally disabled; Blind; Deaf; Mental illness; Physically disabled); Special classes by race or ethnicity; Cities; Homelessness. Vagrancy; Animal welfare); Substance abuse; Alcohol. Temperance; Tobacco; Drug abuse. Selectively collected categories: Emergency management. Disasters; Medical and other professional services.
RJ (Pediatrics): Abused children.

Related Subject Collections:
Criminal Justice, Economics, Health Sciences, Sociology, and Urban Studies.

Sociology

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
GT (Manners and Customs (general): Town and city life. Selectively collected category: Graffiti.
GV (Recreation. Leisure): Sports and society.
H (Social Sciences (general): General; History. Biography; General works. Philosophy; Methodologies; Interviewing; Biographical methods; Date processing; Social science forecasting; Communication of information. Computer networks; Research (general); General works; Public policy. Policy sciences.
HA (Statistics): General; Theory & method; General.
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Migrant and temporary labor; Women; Children and youth; Housing.
HM (Sociology): Inactivated range (1-299) in continuation; History of sociology. Schools of sociology; Theory. Methodology; Relation to other fields; Study and teaching. Research; Cultural and social evolution; Human body; Ideology. Subculture. Knowledge. Time; Social control. Social ethics, norms, values. Social integration; Socialization and enculturation. Social structure; Groups and organizations; Community; Organizational sociology and theory; Deviant behavior. Anomie; Social stratification. Equality and inequality; Social institutions; Social change; Technological innovations. Information society; Environment. Social ecology; Mass behavior. Crowds, violence; Progress. Regression. Social stability; Social forecasting; Social psychology (Self-perception. Self-esteem; Perception of others. Prejudice. Stereotype; Risk assessment); Interpersonal relations. Social behavior (Conflict management); Social influence. Social pressure.
HN (Social History and Conditions): General. Theory; United States. Selectively collected categories: Community centers; Special topics.
HQ (Family. Marriage. Women): General; Sexual life; The family. Marriage (Family violence. Divorce; Aged. Gerontology); Death and dying; Sex role; Men; Life skills. Coping skills; Life style.
HT (Communities. Classes. Races): Classes; Races.
KF (United States): Birth control. Family planning.
LC (Theory and Practice of Education): Upper classes; Middle classes; Working classes; Other special classes.
T (Technology (general): Philosophy. Social aspects.

Related Subject Collections:
Africology, American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Business Administration, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Communication, Criminal Justice, Economics, Educational Policy & Community Studies, Educational Psychology, Exceptional Education, Geography, Global Studies, History, Industrial & Labor Relations, Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Urban Studies, and Women’s Studies.

Spanish & Portuguese

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
PQ (Romance Literatures): Spanish literature; Portuguese literature.

Related Subject Collections:
Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Comparative Literature, English, Italian, and Linguistics.

Theatre

Collection Level: Basic

Collection Profile:
GT (Manners and Customs (general)): The following categories are selectively collected: Costume, dress, fashion (general); Clothing of ancient periods; Medieval clothing; Clothing from the Renaissance through 19th century; Clothing of the 20th century; Clothing of North America; Clothing of Latin America; Clothing of Europe; Clothing of Asia; Clothing of Africa; Clothing of Oceania; Clothing of Arctic regions.
GV (Recreation. Leisure): Theatrical dancing; Ballet. Selectively collected categories: Dancing; Movie and television dancing; Other dancing.
NK (Decorative Arts. Applied Arts. Decoration and Ornament): The following category is selectively collected: Costume.
PN (Literature: General and Universal Literary History): Drama (Dramatic representation. Theater; General; Acting; Stage and accessories). Selectively collected category: Performing arts. Show business.

Related Subject Collections:
Communication, Comparative Literature, Dance, English, Film, and  Journalism, Advertising, & Media Studies.

Urban Planning

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
G (Geography (general)): Geographical databases. Statistical methods; Aerial geography.
GA (Mathematical Geography): Map libraries; Collections of historical maps.
GB (Physical Geography): Frozen ground. Cold regions; Ground and surface waters (general); Aquifers; Geothermal resources.
HB (Economic Theory. Demography): Relation to politics and other topics; Methodology (general); Mathematical, quantitative methods; Property; Population geography. Migration; Urban population; Economic forecasting, stabilization; Business cycles by region or country. Selectively collected category: Special topics.
HN (Social History and Conditions): General. Theory. Selectively collected categories: Community centers; Special topics.
HT (Communities. Classes. Races): Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology (City planning; Urban ecology).
HV (Social Pathology. Social and Public Welfare. Criminology): Accidents. Safety. Selectively collected category: Emergency management. Disasters.
NA (Architecture): Architecture and the state. Preservation and restoration; History; Modern architecture; Theory. Philosophy; Architecture and the handicapped; Special classes of buildings; Material and form; National, state, municipal, etc. Government buildings; Commercial buildings. Transportation and storage; Industrial architecture (e.g., factories, mills, etc.); Public buildings (e.g., museums, research buildings, etc.); Aesthetics of cities. City planning.
TA (TA Engineering (general). Civil Engineering (general)): Environmental engineering; Engineering design; Engineering mathematics. Analysis (Mathematical models); Structural engineering (General; Structural analysis; Structural design); Engineering geology; Rock. Soil mechanics; Iron and steel work. Selectively collected categories: Engineering economy. Management; Contractors’ operations. Engineering law; Standards. Materials; Protection of structures.
TD (Environmental Technology. Sanitary Engineering): Remote sensing. Municipal engineering; Environmental protection; Environmental pollution. Remediation; Effects of industries and plants. Selectively collected category: Hazardous substances and their disposal.
TE (Highway Engineering. Roads and Pavements): Highway design. Roadside development. Selectively collected categories: Construction details; Roads.
TG (Bridge Engineering): Structural analysis; Bridge design and drafting. Selectively collected categories: Special types of bridges (e.g., suspension, prefabricated, etc.); Bridges for special uses (e.g., movable, footbridges, etc.)
TH (Building Construction): General. History; Building materials; Architectural engineering; Environmental and sanitary engineering. Selectively collected categories: Site. Layout; Estimates. Measurements; Management. Inspection; Systems of building construction; Design and construction details (e.g., walls, roofs, etc.); Buildings by use; Protection of buildings (Fire protection; Burglary, sabotage, etc. protection).

Related Subject Collections:
Architecture, Civil Engineering & Mechanics, Economics, Geography, History, Mechanical Engineernig and Urban Studies.

Urban Studies

Collection Level: Research

Collection Profile:
E (America. United States): Social life and customs. Civilization. Intellectual life; Ethnic groups; Education; Elements in the population (ethnic groups).
GN (Anthropology): General; Philosophy. Relation to other fields; Methodology; Human variation; Race (general); Social aspects of the human body; Social and cultural anthropology, ethnology (general); Culture and cultural processes; Collected ethnographies; Applied anthropology; Material culture; Intellectual life; Communication; Creativity; Recreation, games, sports; Classification and naming systems; Ethics. Values; Social organization; Sex role; Family; Life cycle; Death; Friendship; Kinship; Associations; Social stratification; Political anthropology; Social control; Ethnicity; Cultural traits, customs, institutions; Ethnic groups (general); North American ethnic groups; Latin American ethnic groups; European ethnic groups; Asian ethnic groups; African ethnic groups; Ethnic groups of Oceania; Ethnic groups of Arctic regions.
GT (Manners and Customs (general)): Town and city life. Selectively collected category: Graffiti.
H (Social Sciences (general)): General; History. Biography; General works. Philosophy; Methodologies; Interviewing; Biographical methods; Social science forecasting; Research (general); General works; Public policy. Policy sciences.
HB (Economic Theory. Demography): Urban population.
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Migrant and temporary labor; Women; Children and youth; Housing.
HM (Sociology): Cultural and social evolution; Social control. Social ethics, norms, values. Social integration; Groups and organizations; Community; Organizational sociology and theory; Deviant behavior. Anomie; Social stratification. Equality and inequality; Social institutions; Social change; Environment. Social ecology; Mass behavior. Crowds, violence; Progress. Regression. Social stability; Social forecasting; Social psychology (Perception of others. Prejudice. Stereotype); Interpersonal relations. Social behavior (Conflict management); Social influence. Social pressure (Public relations. Publicity; Propaganda; Public opinion); Authority, power, leadership; Liberty, pluralism, multiculturalism, toleration; Individualism. Passive resistance, nonviolence.
KF (Law. United States): The following category is selectively collected: Public safety. Social activities.
NA (Architecture): Architecture and the state. Preservation and restoration; History; Modern architecture; Theory. Philosophy; Architecture and the handicapped; Special classes of buildings; Material and form; National, state, municipal, etc. Government buildings; Commercial buildings. Transportation and storage; Industrial architecture (e.g., factories, mills, etc.); Public buildings (e.g., museums, research buildings, etc.); Aesthetics of cities. City planning.
RA (Public Aspects of Medicine): Medicine and the state; Public health. Preventive medicine. Women; Hospitals. Nursing homes; Toxicology.

Related Subject Collections:
Anthropology, Architecture, Economics, Educational Policy & Community Studies, Freshwater Sciences, Geography, Health Sciences, History, Human Resources & Labor Relations, Political Science, Sociology, Social Work, and Urban Planning.

Women’s Studies

Collection Level: Advanced

Collection Profile:
CT (Biography): Biography of women.
GV (Recreation. Leisure): Sports for women (general).
HQ (Family. Marriage. Women): Women. Feminism.
JK (United States): Women’s suffrage. Women’s right to vote.
LC (Special Aspects of Education): Feminism and education; Education of special classes of persons (Women).

Related Subject Collections:
Africology, English, History, and Sociology.