Classification Resources

In General

There are several classification schemes in use worldwide. Popular ones among
them are:

  • BLISS Bibliographic Classification (BC)
  • Bernard Classification Scheme (BCS)
  • Colon Classification (CC)
  • Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC)
  • Library of Congress Classification (LC)
  • Moy’s Classification Scheme for Law Books (MC)
  • Universal Decimal Classification (UDC)

See also: Classification for Law Libraries (World Encyclopedia of Law)

Universal Decimal Classification

Browsing the Encyclopedia by the Universal Decimal Classification system

Dewey Decimal Classification

Dewey Decimal Classification entry in the World Encyclopedia of Law

Comparison of Library of Congress and Dewey classifications about law

340 Law
341 Law of nations
342 Constitutional & administrative law
343 Military, tax, trade & industrial law
344 Labor, social, education & cultural law
345 Criminal law
346 Private law
347 Civil procedure & courts
348 Laws, regulations & cases
349 Law of specific jurisdictions & areas


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