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 its preferred subject scheme for current and future use. Browse the latest version of the Thema international, multilingual subject category scheme here.

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Code Description
U Computing and information technology
UR Computer security
URD Privacy and data protection
URH Computer fraud and hacking
URJ Computer viruses, Trojans and worms
URQ Firewalls
URS Spam
URW Spyware
URY Data encryption
See also: GPJ “Coding theory and cryptology”


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