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Country Studies

Evergreen Merrimack box

Use McQuade's Online Catalog to find books, ebooks, and DVDs.

Books on World Cultures

Browse the Stacks

The library uses the Library of Congress Classification system to organize books in the stacks by subject. This means that it is easy to browse the stacks once you know the subject heading and call number associated with your topic.

At McQuade, call numbers A-H are located on the 2nd floor & J-Z are located on the Lower Level.

Subject Call Number
World history and history of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc. D
History of the Americas E - F
Geography (General). Atlases. Maps G
Human ecology. Anthropogeography GF
Anthropology GN
Folklore GR
Manners and customs GT
Recreation. Leisure GV
Social Sciences (General) H
Statistics HA
Economic theory. Demography HB
Economic history and conditions HC
Industries, Land use. Labor HD
Transportation and communications HE
Commerce HF
Finance HG
Public finance HJ
Sociology (General) HM
Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform. HN
The family. Marriage. Women HQ
Societies: secret, benevolent, etc. HS
Communities, classes, races HT
Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology HV
Socialism. Communism. Anarchism HX
Public institutions and public administration (North America) JJ
Public institutions and public administration (United States) JK
Public institutions and public administration (Canada, Latin America, etc.) JL
Public institutions and public administration (Europe) JN
Public institutions and public administration (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific area, etc.) JQ
Local government. Municipal government JS
Colonies and colonization. Emigration and Immigration. International immigration JV
International relations JZ
Jewis law KBM
Islamic law KBP
History of canon law KBR
Law of the Roman Catholic Church. The Holy See KBU
United Kingdom and Ireland KD - KDK
America. North America KDZ
Canada KE
United States KF
Latin America - Mexico and Central America - West Indies. Caribbean area KG

South America

Europe KJ - KKZ
Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica KL - KWX
Law of nations KZ