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Subject Guide for Arabic Language and Culture

Browsing Locations by Call Number


The following subclasses of the Library of Congress Classification Outline allow more precise browsing of the library's collection of Arabic history, language, literature, and culture.

History of Arabic-Speaking Countries


The Islamic World, DS 35.3-35.77

Arab Countries, DS 36-39.2

The Middle East, DS 41-66

Iraq (Assyria, Babylonia, Mesopotamia), DS67-79.9

Lebanon (Phenicia), DS 80-90

Syria, DS 92-99

Israel (Palestine), DS 101-151

Jordan (Transjordan), DS 153-154.9

Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia, DS 201-248



Egypt, DT 43-154

Sudan. Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, DT 154.1-159.9

Magrib. Barbery States, DT 181-346

Libya, DT 211-239

Tunisia (Tunis), DT 241-269

Algeria, DT 271-299

Morocco, DT 301-330

Sahara, DT 331-346

Arabic Language and Literature, PJ6001-8517

Language, PJ 6073-7144

Ancient Arabic, PJ 6690-6697

Modern Arabic Dialects, PJ 6701-6901

South Arabian

Ancient, PJ 6950-6981

Modern, PJ 7051-7144

Arabic Literature, PJ 7501-8517

Individual Authors or works, PJ 7695.8-7876