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Library Research 101: Find Books

How are the books shelved in the TCC Libraries?

TCC uses the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System to shelve books by subject.  Fiction is shelved in the literature sections.  Here's a quick video tutorial on how to read a Library of Congress call number and find the book you need!  Call Number Tutorial.

A - General Works
B - Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
C - General History
D - World History
     DA -DR Europe
     DS - Asia
     DT - Africa
     DU - Oceania
E - History/America
F - History of States
      F691-705 Oklahoma

G - Geography, Anthropology, & Recreation
H - Social Sciences
    HB & HC - Economics
    HD - Management, Employment
    HE - Transportation
    HF - Commerce
    HG - Finance
    HM - Sociology
    HN - Social History & Problems
    HQ - Family, Marriage, & Women
    HV2300-2700 - Deaf Culture
J - Political Science
K - Law
L - Education
M - Music
N - Fine Arts
P - Language and Literature
   PR - English literature

   PS - American Literature
Q - Science
    QA - Math
    QB - Astronomy
    QC - Physics
    QD - Chemistry
    QE - Geology
    QH - Biology
    QK - Botany
    QL- Zoology
    QM - Human anatomy
    QP - Physiology
    QR - Microbiology
R - Medicine
RJ - Pediatrics
RT - Nursing
S - Agriculture
    SB - Horticulture
    SF - Animal Culture
T - Technology
   TA - TK - engineering
   TL - Cars, Aviation & Space
   TR - Photography
   TT - Handicrafts
   TX - Cooking
U - Military Science
V - Naval Science
Z - Books, Writing, and Libraries

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Textbooks on Reserve at TCC

Selected textbooks for some TCC courses can be found on reserve at each campus Library.  Selection will vary by campus. 

Search the TCC Library Catalog Course Reserves to see available titles.  Reserve materials are for in-library use only.  

                                                          reserve textbooks

Interlibrary Loan

InterLibrary Loan is a free service that allows you to request a book or article from another library.
It may take 7-10 days for item delivery. You can consult with a librarian for questions and help.

Books that can help

These books are available for check out from your TCC Library!

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