This is BIC’s Subject Categories and Qualifiers Scheme, version 2 revision 01, the standard classification scheme for the UK book trade and other English language markets, available from www.bic.org.uk. You can also browse version 1.2 of the new Thema international, multilingual subject category scheme.
|R||Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning…
Do not use “R” on individual books; select appropriate code(s) from Section R below
See also: RGB “Physical geography and topography”
Note: with RG* codes, assign also Geographical qualifiers as appropriate. For World atlases, Globes and World maps, use GBGM “World atlases / world maps”; for Place names and gazetteers, use GBGP “Place names and gazetteers”; for Road atlases and maps, use WTRD “Road atlases and maps”; for Travel maps, use WTRM “Travel maps”; for Street maps and city plans, use WTRS “Street maps and city plans”; for Historical maps and atlases, use HBTP1 “Historical maps and atlases”
See also: TQ “Environmental science, engineering and technology”; KCN “Environmental economics”
|RP||Regional and area planning…
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