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Dewey Decimal Classification to Library of Congress Classification: Home

Mapping Dewey numbers to corresponding LC numbers

What's in this guide

What do you do if you have a Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) number, but you are looking for books in the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) scheme?  See the following pages in this guide for help.


  • DDC to LCC - Mapping Dewey Decimal numbers to corresponding Library of Congress numbers
  • LCC to DDC - Mapping Library of Congress Classification numbers to corresponding Dewey numbers.

Dewey Decimal Classification handout and Library of Congress classification handout

Dewey Decimal list (linked below) - The basic categories of the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme.

Library of Congress list (linked below) - The basic categories of the Library of Congress Classification scheme.

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