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Cataloging: Fundamentals of the NLM® Classification

Module 3—Components of NLM Call Numbers

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Special Cuttering Instructions (noted in the schedules)

  • For all the following cases, use an uppercase workmark for the main entry

    • QS 1 – WZ 1
    • QS 24 – WY 24
      • Cutter from the name of agency

    • QS 28 – QT 28, QV 28 – WB 28, WE 28 – WU 28, WX 28, WZ 28
      • Cutter from the name of museum, hospital, etc.

    • QS 524
      • Cutter from name of bank

    • QV 701
      • Cutter from name of society

    • QW 501
      • Cutter from name of society

    • QW 524
      • Cutter from name of agency

    • W 20.9
      • Cutter from name of fraternity

    • W 601
      • Cutter from name of society

    • W 624
      • Cutter from name of agency

    • W 628
      • Cutter from name of agency, exhibit, etc.

    • WO 201
      • Cutter from name of society

    • WZ 23
      • Cutter from name of institute

    • WZ 100
      • Cutter from name of biographee

    • WZ 294
      • Cutter from name of work being criticized

    • WZ 313
      • Cutter from name of biographee; collective, cutter from main entry

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