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Collection Development Policy Statement: Physics and Astronomy

Levels of Collecting Intensity

LC Call # Ranges

Subject

Level

QB - Astronomy

 

 

QB 1-139

General Astronomy

3b

QB 140-237

Practical and Spherical Astronomy

3b

QB 275-343

Geodesy

2

QB 349-421

Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics; including perturbations, tides

3b

QB 460-466

Astrophysics

4

QB 468-480

Non-optical methods of astronomy

2

QB 495-903

Descriptive astronomy

3b

QB 980-981

Cosmogony. Cosmology

3c

QC - Physics

 

 

QC1-80

General Physics

3c

QC81-114

Weights and Measures

2

QC120-168.85

Descriptive and Experimental Mechanics

3

QC170-197

Atomic Physics, Constitution and Properties of Matter w/Quantum Theory, Solid-State Physics

4

QC220-246

Acoustics; Sound

3a

QC251-338.5

Heat

2

QC350-467

Optics; Light; Including Spectroscopy

3b

QC474-496.9

Radiation Physics (General)

2

QC 501-766

Electricity & Magnetism

2

QC770-798

Nuclear & Particle Physics, Atomic Energy, and Radioactivity

4

QC801-809

Geophysics; Cosmic Physics

3

QC811-849

Geomagnetism

1b

QC851-999

Meteorology; Climatology

3b

 

 

 

 

 
 
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