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A comprehensive guide to research resources for Humanities courses at Baton Rouge Community College.
Last Updated: May 26, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Start here to find books, journal articles, and other useful resources at your Baton Rouge Community College Library.


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The Library is located in the Magnolia Performing Arts Pavillion

Main Phone:  225.216.8303

Reference:  225.216.8555




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Welcome to the Humanities Resources Guide

The Magnolia Library provides access to a wide range of information (i.e books, journals, e-books, etc.)  for humanities students and faculty. This guide was created to provide a starting place for humanities research at BRCC.  Please use the tabs above to find articles, books, websites, and more with a focus on the humanities. If you have any questions or comments about this guide or resources for the humanities you can contact the Reference Desk at 225.216.8555 or

Please keep in mind that the librarians of Baton Rouge Community College are another resource that you can utilize. During Library hours a librarian is always available at the 2nd floor Reference Desk to help you with your research needs.


Library of Congress Call Number Ranges

Items in these ranges will have the most relevance to the Humanities subject area.

You may use the Subject Description when conducting a Library Catalog SUBJECT search.

Call Number Range   Subject Description
B 1-5802 Philosophy (General)
BC 1-199 Logic
BD 10-701 Speculative Philosophy
BJ 1-1725 Ethics
 BL 1-2790   Religions.  Mythology.  Rationalism
 BM 1-990  Judaism
 BP 1-610  Islam.  Bahai Faith.  Theosophy, etc.
 BQ 1-9800  Buddhism
 BR 1-1725  Christianity
CB 3-481    History of Civilzation
CC 1-960 Archaeology
CT 21-9999   General Biography
D 1 -1075 General World History
DA 1-995 Great Britian, Ireland
DA 1001-1051 Central Europe
DB 1-3150 Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia
DC 1-947 France, Andorra, Monaco
DD 1-901 Germany
DE 1-100  The Mediterranean Region, The Greco-Roman World
DF 10-951 Greece
DG 11-999 Italy
DH 1-925 Belgium, Luxemburg
DJ 1-500 Netherlands (Holland)
DK 1-4800 Russia, Former Soviet Republics, Poland
DL 1-1180 Northern Europe, Scandinavia
DP 1-776 Spain, Portugal
DQ 1-851 Switzerland
DR 1-2285 Balkan Peninsula
DS 1-937 Asia
DT 1-3415  Africa
DU 1-950  Oceania, Australia, New Zealand
DX 101-301  Roma (Gypsies)
E 11-143 America
E 151-887 United States
F 1-975 United States Local History
F 1170   French America
F 1201-3799  Latin America, Spanish America
FC 1-4200    Canadian History
JA 1-92 Political Science (General)

Subject Guide


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