BIC Subject Categories and Qualifiers

This is BIC’s Subject Categories and Qualifiers Scheme, version 2.1 released November 2010, the standard classification scheme for the UK book trade and some other English language markets, available from www.bic.org.uk.

Note that BIC has announced that there will be no further development of the BIC scheme, and that Thema is the preferred subject scheme for future use. Browse the latest version of the Thema international, multilingual subject category scheme here.

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Code Description
T Technology, engineering, agriculture
Do not use “T” on individual books; select appropriate code(s) from Section T below
TD Industrial chemistry and manufacturing technologies
TDC Industrial chemistry
TDG Leather and fur technology
TDH Textile and fibre technology
TDJ Timber and wood processing
TDM Metals technology / metallurgy
TDP Other manufacturing technologies


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