The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system was developed by Melvil Dewey in 1876. The DDC divided all knowledge into 10 basic classes identified by numbers. Below is a list that maps the LC headings to DDC.
Sources: "Library of Congress Classification Outline". The Library of Congress. n.d. Web. 3 Jul. 2012. (http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/)
A General Works 000 Generalities B Philosophy, Psychology, Religion 100 and
Philosophy, Religion & Psychology C History of Ancient World, History
History of Ancient World (to circa 499 AD), General History D World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand 909 World History E History of the Americas 970-979 History of North America F History of the Americas 980-989 History of South America G Geography, Anthropology, Recreation 900 Geography and History H Social Sciences 300 Social Sciences J Political Science 379 Government Regulation, Control, Support K Law 340-349 Law L Education 370-378 Education M Music and Books on Music 780-788 Music N Fine Arts 700 The Arts P Language and Literature 400 and 800 Language and Literature & Rhetoric Q Science 500 Natural Sciences & Mathematics R Medicine 610-619 Technology (Applied Sciences) S Agriculture 630-639 Agriculture T Technology 620-629 Engineering U Military Science 355 Military Science V Naval Science 359 Sea (Naval) Forces and Warfare Z Bibliography, Library Science, Information Resources (General) 020-028 Library & Information Sciences
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