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Technical Services Units:

Celtic/Gaelic Literature

Base Numbers

Celtic 891.6
Irish Gaelic 891.62
Scottish Gaelic 891.63
Manx 891.64
Welsh (Cymric) 891.66
Cornish 891.67
Breton 891.68


For Works by or about more than one author, add to the base number for the particular literature:

Collections in more than one form add -08
Criticism of more than one form add -09


For Works by or about more than one author in Specific forms, add to the base number for the for the particular literature:

Collections of Poetry add -081
Criticism and Interpretation of Poetry add -091
Collections of Drama add -082
Criticism and Interpretation of Drama add -092
Collections of Fiction add -083
Criticism and Interpretation of Fiction add -093


For example:

An Anthology of Irish Gaelic Drama edited and translated by McDougall 891.62082
An7:E


For Works by or about an individual author, the citation order is to first class together all the works by or about an author using only the base class number for the particular literature (do not add genre numbers), followed by a standard book number (i.e., treat book number construction the same as for British and American literatures) to complete the call number.