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Cataloging: Fundamentals of the NLM® Classification

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Special Cases—Legislation

  • Use the form number for laws (generally 32) in the appropriate schedule for the primary subject when 50% or more of the content consists of the text of laws, statutes, etc.
  • When the content consists of discussion of law, etc. classify in the form number for discussion of law (generally 33) in the appropriate schedule for the primary subject

Special Cases—Statistics

  • Use the form number for Statistics and Tables (generally 16) in the appropriate schedule for the primary subject when 50% or more of the content of the item consists of statistical data or is presented in tabular form
  • However, statistical studies of a disease are classed with the disease and not form number 16


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