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.
|G||Reference, information and interdisciplinary subjects…
Do not use “G” on individual books; select appropriate code(s) from Section G below
|GB||Encyclopaedias and reference works…
|GL||Library and information sciences…
|GM||Museology and heritage studies
Note: for museums devoted to a particular subject, assign also the code for the subject. Class here: museum studies; curatorship; heritage interpretation; historical conservation of culturally and socially significant sites, buildings, monuments, etc. See also: ABC “Conservation, restoration and care of artworks”; RNK “Conservation of the environment”; TNKX “Conservation of buildings and building materials”; WHTM “Museum, historic sites, gallery and art guides”
|GP||Research and information: general…
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