Guide to LC Classification on Selected Korean Materials

Call number Subject
A General Works

 

B. Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
B Philosophy (general)
B 139 Korean Philosophy
BJ Ethics
BL 1445 .K6 Korean Buddhism
BL 2230 Korean Confucianism
BQ 650 - 669 Buddhism -- Korean -- History
BR Christianity

 

 

Call number Subject
C Auxiliary Sciences of History

 

 

D. Histyory: General and Old World
Call number Subject
D History (general)
DS Asian history
DS 900 - 904 Korean history / Civilization
DS 911 - 911.78 Silla kingdom, Early to 935
DS 911.37 - 913.97 Korea -- Foreign Relations
DS 912 - 912.382 Koryo Period, 935-1392
DS 912.4 - 912.43 Mongolian Invasions, 1231-1270
DS 913 - 915.53 Choson (Yi) Dynasty, 1392-1910
DS 913.4 (general) Japanese Invasions, 1592-1598
DS 916 20th century
DS 916.525 - 916.58 Japanese Occupation, 1910-1945
DS 918 - 922 Korean War, 1950 -1953
DS 924 - 925 Local history (South Korea)
DS 930 - 935 North Korea
DS 936 -- Local history (North Korea)
E. and F. History: America and Canada

 

 

E to F
Call number Subject
E 183 Korea - U.S Relations
F 1026 Canada history (general)
F 1035 .K65 Koreans - Canada

 

 

G. Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
Call number Subject
G Geography (general)
GN Anthropology
GR / GT 1565 Folklore, Manners and Customs (general)
GV Recreation, Leisure

 

 

H. Social Sciences
Call number Subject
H Social Sciences (general)
HA Statistics
HB Economic History
HC 466 Economic Conditions and Policy -- (South Korea)
HD 1405 - 2321 Agriculture and Industry
HE Transportation and Communications
HF 1 - 5001 Commerce, Business, and Public Finance
HM - HN Sociology and Social Problems
HN 730.5 Social Conditions -- Korea
HQ Family, Marriage and Women
HS Societies: secret, benevolent, etc
HT- HV 6001 Social Pathology, Criminology, Social and Public Welfare

 

 

J. Political Science
Call number Subject
J Legislative and Executive Papers (general)
JA - JC Political Science and Political Theory (general)
JQ 1720-1729 Political Science - Korea
JS Local Government - Asia
JX - JZ International Law and International Relation

 

 

Call number Subject
K Law

 

 

N. Fine Arts
Call number Subject
N Visual Arts (general)
N 7360 - 7370 Art, Korean
NA 1560 - 1570 Architecture -- Korea
NA 1563.2 Early to 935
NA 1563.3 - 1563.4 Koryo to Choson (Yi) dynasty
NB - NK Sculpture, Drawing, Design, Illustration, Painting, Print Media, Printmaking, Engraving, Decorative Arts
NB 1060 - 1070 Sculpture, Korean
ND 1063.4 - ND 1065 Fan Painting, Korean (Yi Dynasty to 20th Century)
ND 2073.6 .A1 Watercolor Painting, Korean (20th Century)
NK 1484.6 .A1 Decoration and Ornament (Yi Dynasty, 1392-1910)
NK 4168.6 - 4568.6 Pottery and Porcelain -- Korean

 

 

P. Language and Literature
Call number Subject
P Philology, Linguistics (general)
PL 901 - 949 Korean Language
PL 950 - PL 998 Korean Literature (general)
PL 959 - PL 961.7 Korean Poetry (history)
PL 965 - PL 967.7 Korean Fiction (history)
PL 970 .A2 -- Korean Literature published before 1894
PL 970 .A3 -- Korean Literature published since 1894
PL 974 - PL 976.7 Korean Poetry (collections)
PL 980 - PL 981.7 Korean Fiction (collections)
PL 986 -- Individual Author, early to 395
PL 987A -- Koryo Period, 935 -1392
PL 988 Period from 1392 to 1598
PL 989 - 989.96 Period from 1598 to 1849
PL 990 - 990.96 Period from 1849 to 1919
PL 991.96 -- Period from 1919 to 1949
PL 992 - 992.96 Period from 1949 and up
PL 997 .A2 -- Local Literature, Inside Korea
PL 998 .A2 -- Outside Korea
PN 1 - 1009.5 Literature (general) and Literary History
PN 1010 - 1551 Poetry, the Monologue, the Dialogue
PN 1600 - 3307 Drama including Motion Pictures, the Theatre, etc.
PN 3311 - 6790 Prose, Prose Fiction, Journalism, Collections of General Literature

 

 

T to Z
Call number Subject
TX 724.5 .K65 Cookery, Korean -- History
U Military Science
UA 832 .5 East Asia (general)
UA 853 .K6 Korea – Armed forces
Z Library Science
Z 4 - 115.5 Books (general), writing
Z 116 - 659 Book Industries and Trade
Z 662 -1000.5 Libraries
Z 1001 - 1121 Bibliography
Z 3001 Asia Bibliography (general)
Z 3316 - 3320 Korean Bibliography
Z 5051 - 7999 Subject Bibliography
Z 8001 - 8999 Personal Bibliography