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Library of Congress Classification

Page Library uses the Library of Congress (LC) classification system to organize books by specific subjects.  The LC system uses letters and numbers to do this.  Most materials on physical education will be held in the subclasses
E 184-185 - African American history and culture, however other call numbers may be used for subjects such as African American Literature.

To browse the library's holdings for materials on a specific accounting topic, one must search for the topic by using the library's online catalog.  Using the online catalog one will be able to find a more specific call number for the topic.



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Professional Organizations and Web Resources

Listed below are important professional organizations within the field of Physical Education.  Important information, current trends, and news can be found at each of the organization's websites.

  • African-American Odyssey
    Supplied by the Library of Congress the African-American Odyssey is an effort to digitize and provide access to rare and unique items.
  • North American Slave Narratives
    Provided by the University of North Carolina this online resource documents the stories of African Americans throughout the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. Resources include autobiographical narratives of fugitive and former slaves published as broadsides, pamphlets, or books in English up to 1920. As well as biographies of fugitive and former slaves and important fictionalized slave narratives published in English before 1920.
  • Association of African American Museums
    The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) is a non-profit membership organisation for black museums, cultural institutions and black museum professionals in America.
  • The Fredrick Douglass Papers
    The Library of Congress has provided full text access to a wide range of materials relating to the life and work of Frederick Douglass.
  • W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research
    The Du Bois Institute is the nation's oldest research center dedicated to the study of the history, culture, and social institutions of Africans and African Americans.
  • In Motion: African American Migration Experience
    It is an invaluable source for the study of Black American history, providing free access to over 16,000 texts, 8,000 images and 60 maps relating to Black migration movements from the 15th - 21st century.


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