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Here’s a list of different subjects and their call numbers to help you find the sources you might need for assignments or general information. You may search the subjects listed below to find specific books on these topics, or you may browse the designated area on the shelf.

Animals

  • Animal rights: 179.3
  • Pets: 636’s
  • Wild: 590-599
  • Insects: 595.7

Art: 751-759

  • Cartooning: 741

Astronomy/ Outer Space: 520’s

  • Planets: 523.4
  • Space Flight: 529.4
  • Universe: 523’s

Biographies (general): 920-921

  • Actors: 792.092 (with topic)
  • Artists: 750’s (with topic)
  • Authors: 800’s (with topic)
  • Music: 780’s (with topic)
  • Sports: 796’s (with topic)

Building and Carpentry: 690’s

  • Architecture: 720’s
  • Carpentry: 694’s
  • Plumbing: 696.1
  • Repairs and Remodeling: 643.6-7, 690’s and 747.7
  • Wiring and Electrical: 621.31924

Colleges and College Admissions: 378’s

  • Scholarships and Educational Loans: 378.3
  • Tests (SAT, GED, etc): 378.1262, 378.1664 and 351.076

Crime and Criminals: 364’s

Economics: 330’s

Encyclopedias: 030

English Language and Writing: 420’s, 808’s

  • Dictionaries: 423
  • Grammar: 428.2
  • Report Writing: 808.02
  • Resumes and Cover Letters: 650.14
  • Word Processing: 005.52 and 652.5
  • Writers: 800’s

Fashion: 646.3-646.72

  • Historical Fashions: 391

Fairy Tales and Folk Lore: 398’s

Guns and Gun Control: 683.4, 623.4, 363.33

Health and Medicine: 610-619

  • AIDS & HIV: 616.9792 and 362.1969792
  • Allergies: 616.97
  • Alzheimer’s disease: 616.831
  • Anger Management: 152.47
  • Anxiety and Panic (see also Stress): 616.8522 and 152.46
  • Arthritis: 616.722
  • Asthma: 616.238 and 618.92238
  • Attention Deficit (ADHD): 616.8589 and 618.928589
  • Autism and Asperser’s: 616.85882 and 618.928982
  • Bipolar Disorder: 616.895 and 618.92895
  • Body building and Weight Training: 646.75 and 613.713
  • Brain and Memory: 612.82, 153.12 and 616.8
  • Cancer: 616.994 and 362.196994
  • Children –Health: 613.0432, 618.82
  • Children –Psychology, sociology: 155.4 and 305.23
  • Depression: 616.8527, 618.928527 and 158.1
  • Diabetes: 616.462, 641.56314 and 618.92462
  • Diets and Dieting: 613.25 and 641.5635
  • Drugs-Prescription: 615’s
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse: 616.86 and 362.29
  • Eating Disorders: 616.8526
  • Exercise and Fitness: 613.7
  • Genetics: 174.9-176, 575.1, 572.8, 660.6, 599.935
  • Heart Disease: 616.1
  • Herbs: 615.321 and 635.7
  • Mental Health: 362.2, 616.89
  • Nutrition: 613.23
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth: 618.2 and 649.122
  • Psychology: 150-158
  • Seniors- care and health: 362.16, 362.6, 613.0438
  • Skin Care and Skin Disorders: 646.72 and 616.5
  • Stress: 155.9042 and 616.8521
  • Tai chi and Yoga: 613.7148 and 613.7046
  • Vegetarianism: 613.262 and 641.5636
  • Vitamins and Minerals: 614.328 and 613.28
  • Weight loss and reducing diets: 613.25 and 641.5638
  • Weight Training: 613.713, 796.41 and 646.75
  • Women’s Health: 613.04244 and 618.172

History

  • Civil War (U.S.) 973.7
  • Depression Era : 973.917 and 338.54
  • Egypt, Ancient: 932
  • Greece, Ancient: 938, and 292.13
  • Holocaust, Jewish: 940.5318
  • Medieval Period (Middle Ages): 940.1, 909.07 and 942.03
  • Rome, Ancient: 937, 292.13
  • Renaissance Period in Europe: 940.21, 709.024, 945.05
  • United States: 973
  • Vietnam War: 959.7043
  • Waukesha: 977.593
  • Wisconsin: 977.5
  • World: 909 and 930-999
  • World War I: 940.3
  • World War II: 940.54

Literature: 800’s

  • Anthologies: 810-813.52
  • Plays: 812’s and 822’s
  • Shakespeare: 822.33
  • Poetry: 811’s, 821’s and 808.81

Money and Investing: 332’s

Mathematics: 510

  • Arithmetic: 513
  • Geometry: 516
  • Statistics: 519.5 and 317.3
  • Trigonometry: 516.24

Military Science: 355

Music, Musicians, and Song books: 780’s

Mythology (Greek, Roman): 292

Native Americans: 970.1

Natural Resources and Energy: 333.7 and 641.042

  • Nuclear Energy: 333.7924
  • Recycling: 363.728

Philosophy: 100’s

Plants

  • Botany: 580
  • Garden Plants: 635
  • Herbs: 615.321 and 635.7
  • Trees: 582.16 and 635.977

Politics, Political Science and Government: 320’s and 350’s

  • United States- Government: 350’s, 320’s and 340’s

Religion: 200’s

Science

  • Biology: 570’s
  • Botany: 580
  • Chemistry: 540’s
  • Earth Science: 550’s and 551.22
  • Electricity: 537
  • Elements: 546
  • Evolution: 576’s and 599.938
  • Fossils and the Prehistoric era: 560’s, 573.2, 599.938 and 930
  • Gems: 736.2
  • Genetics: 174.9-176, 575.1, 572.8, 660.6, 599.935
  • Minerals: 552-553
  • Oceans: 551.43, 574.52636,577.7 and 910.45
  • Physics: 530’s
  • Projects: 507.8
  • Psychology: 150-158
  • Rocks: 549
  • Weather and Climate: 551.6 and 363.7387

Social Studies and Social Sciences: 300’s

World Languages: 430-499

  • Chinese: 495
  • French: 448
  • German: 438
  • Italian: 458
  • Japanese: 495
  • Latin: 478
  • Spanish: 468

 

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