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Making the Change from Dewey to LC  

The library is changing, and books are moving. This is a simple guide to help you better understand the changes from Dewey Classification to Library of Congress Classification.
Last Updated: Sep 1, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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If you have any questions about this project, contact the Metadata/Catalog Librarian at 863-680-4736. If you need help searching the catalog or finding items on a particular topic, contact Instructional Services Librarian Cathy Jones at


The Project


DDC Shelf Guide - Roux Library

We started the reclassification project in January of 2007. Since that time, we've converted the entire DVD and Reference collections to the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) scheme. At the moment, we are working on the General Collection. We have completed sections A-D and sections T-Z. Currently, we are  finishing up the "P" section which includes books on literature and we are starting work on sections N and M which are art and music. During the entire process, books will be continuously moving from one location to another as we make room for the relabeled books. All new books added to the system are in LCC.

LCC Shelf Guide - Roux Library

Subject Guide

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