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Cataloging: Fundamentals of the NLM® Classification

Module 7—Bibliographies and Related Materials

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Library Holdings

  • NLM classes general holdings of libraries in special fields (including private libraries) with the type of library
  • Note: NLM does not follow LC’s practice of classifying with the individual library (Z 729-875)

    Special Library LC Classification Number

    Chiropractic

    Z 675.C48

    Dental

    Z 675.D3

    Hospital

    Z 675.H7

    Medical

    Z 675.M4

    Mental health

    Z 675.M43

    Nursing

    Z 675.N8

    Occupational health

    Z 675.O22

    Pharmacology. Pharmacy

    Z 675.P48

    Veterinary medicine

    Z 675.V47

  • Others, A-Z as listed in LC's Z schedule under Z 675
  • Example:
    • A catalog of a medical library
      • 060 10 $a Z 675.M4
      • 650 12 $a Libraries, Medical
      • 655   2 $a Catalogs

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