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.
|4||Educational purpose qualifiers…
Do not use “4” on individual books, as it is not a valid qualifier code; select appropriate qualifier code(s) from Section 4 below
|4E||ELT examinations and certificates…
|4K||Designed / suitable for UK curricula and examinations…
|4M||International curricula and examinations…
|4P||Designed / suitable for other (non-UK) curricula and examinations…
|4W||Designed for differentiated learning
Class here: material designed for special needs
|4Y||Designed for home learning
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