Bic Codes


20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Adult education, continuous learning

Advice on careers & achieving success

Advice on parenting

Age groups: adolescents

Agricultural science

AGRICULTURE & FARMING

Agriculture & related industries

Aid & relief programmes

Alternative & renewable energy industries

Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

Alternative belief systems

Alternative lifestyles

Animal ecology

Animal husbandry

ANTHOLOGIES (NON-POETRY)

Apiculture (beekeeping)

Applied ecology

Applied physics

Architectural structure & design

ARCHITECTURE

Art & design styles: from c 1960

ART TREATMENTS & SUBJECTS

Autobiography: general

Autobiography: historical, political & military

Biodiversity

Biography: business & industry

BIOGRAPHY: GENERAL

Biography: historical, political & military

Biography: religious & spiritual

BIOLOGY, LIFE SCIENCES

Book & paper crafts

British & Irish history

Buddhism

Building construction & materials

Building skills & trades

Buildings & construction (Children's/YA)

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

Business and the environment: ‘green’ approaches to business

Business communication & presentation

Business competition

Business ethics

Business innovation

Cambridgeshire

Careers guidance

Cats as pets

Child abuse

Child care & upbringing

Chinese medicine & acupuncture

Christian mission & evangelism

City & town planning . architectural aspects

Civil rights & citizenship

Climbing & mountaineering

Complementary therapies, healing & health

COMPUTER NETWORKING & COMMUNICATIONS

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING / SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

COMPUTER SCIENCE

COMPUTING & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

COMPUTING: GENERAL

Condensed matter physics (liquid state & solid state physics)

Conservation of the environment

Conservation of wildlife & habitats

Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

Constitution: government & the state

Consumer advice

Consumerism

Container gardening

COOKERY / FOOD & DRINK ETC

Coping with death & bereavement

Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

Coping with old age

Cosmetics, hair & beauty

Creative writing & creative writing guides

Cultural studies

Cycling

Deforestation

Demonstrations & protest movements

Development economics

Development studies

Dictionaries of biography (Who's Who)

Directories

DIY: general

DIY: house maintenance manuals

Drought & water supply

Drug & substance abuse: social aspects

EARTH SCIENCES

Ecological science, the Biosphere

Economic systems & structures

Economic theory & philosophy

ECONOMICS

ECONOMICS, FINANCE, BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

Educational: Physics

Electronic devices & materials

Electronic mail (email): professional

ENCYCLOPAEDIAS & REFERENCE WORKS

Energy

Energy conversion & storage

Energy industries & utilities

Energy resources

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

Engineering: general

Entrepreneurship

Environment law

Environment, transport & planning law

Environmental economics

Environmental factors

Environmental medicine

Environmental policy and protocols

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Environmentalist thought & ideology

Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design

Ergonomics

Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments

European history

FAMILY & HEALTH

Fertilizers & manures

Finance

Fitness & diet

Flower arranging & floral crafts

Folklore, myths & legends

Food & society

Food manufacturing & related industries

Food security and supply

Football (Soccer, Association football)

Forestry & related industries

Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques

Forests, rainforests

Garden design & planning

GARDENING

Gardening: flowers

Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables

Gardening: herbs

Gardening: shrubs & trees

Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Gender studies, gender groups

General & world history

General cookery & recipes

Genetic engineering

Geographical maps (specialist)

Gift books

Global warming

Globalization

Graphic design

Grasslands, heaths, prairies, tundra

HANDICRAFTS, DECORATIVE ARTS & CRAFTS

Health & wholefood cookery

Health systems & services

Heating, lighting, ventilation

Higher & further education, tertiary education

Hinduism

HISTORY

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -

HISTORY OF ART / ART & DESIGN STYLES

History of engineering & technology

History of ideas

Hobbies

HOME & HOUSE MAINTENANCE

Home renovation & extension

Horticulture

Hotel & holiday accommodation guides

Household hints

Housing & property for the individual . buying/selling & legal aspects

Human rights

HUMOUR

Indigenous peoples

Individual artists, art monographs

INDUSTRY & INDUSTRIAL STUDIES

Intellectual property law

Interior design, decor & style guides

International environmental law

International institutions

Internet & WWW industries

Internet: general works

Limnology (freshwater)

Literary essays

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900

Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Literary studies: general

Local history

Management of land & natural resources

Material culture

Materials science

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING & MATERIALS

Media, information & communication industries

MEMOIRS

Meteorology & climatology

MIND, BODY, SPIRIT

Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

Mind, body, spirit: thought & practice

Monetary economics

Motor cars: general interest

Multinationals

Music: styles & genres

Mycology, fungi (non-medical)

Natural & wild gardening

Navigation & seamanship

Neurosciences

Non-Western philosophy

Nuclear issues

Nuclear power industries

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Organic farming

Organic gardening

Organization & management of education

Oriental & Indian philosophy

Oriental religions

Painting & paintings

Personal & public health

Personal finance

Pest control

Petroleum & oil industries

PHILOSOPHY

Philosophy & theory of education

Philosophy: aesthetics

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

Photographic reportage

PHYSICS

Places & peoples: pictorial works

Plant ecology

POETRY

Poetry anthologies (various poets)

Poetry by individual poets

Political activism

Political campaigning & advertising

Political control & freedoms

Political economy

Political science & theory

Political structure & processes

Political structures: democracy

POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

Pollution & threats to the environment

Popular medicine & health

Popular philosophy

Popular psychology

Popular science

Poultry farming

Poverty & unemployment

Pregnancy, birth & baby care

Presentation graphics software

Preserving & freezing

Pressure groups & lobbying

Propaganda

PROSE: NON-FICTION

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc

Public relations

Reference works

Regulation of medicines & medical devices

Religion: general

Religious buildings

Religious subjects depicted in art

Residential buildings, domestic buildings

Road & motor vehicles: general interest

Roadcraft, driving & the Highway Code

ROMANCE

Roofing

Rural communities

Sales & marketing

Sales & marketing management

SCIENCE: GENERAL ISSUES

SELF-HELP & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Self-sufficiency

Sewage treatment & disposal

Ships & shipping: general interest

Slang & dialect humour

Small businesses & self-employed

Smallholdings

Social & cultural anthropology

Social & cultural history

Social & political philosophy

Social groups

Social impact of environmental issues

Social interaction

Social issues & processes

Social issues: environment & green issues (Children's/YA)

SOCIETY & CULTURE: GENERAL

SOCIETY & SOCIAL SCIENCES

Specialized gardening methods

Spiritualism

Spirituality & religious experience

Sports & outdoor recreation (Children's/YA)

Students & student organisations

Sustainability

Sustainable agriculture

Teaching of a specific subject

THE ARTS

THE ARTS: GENERAL ISSUES

The countryside, country life

The Earth: natural history general

THE ENVIRONMENT

THE NATURAL WORLD, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS

Theory of art

Tool making

Traditional medicine & herbal remedies

Transport industries

Transport planning & policy

Travel & holiday guides

Travel tips & advice: general

Travel writing

Trees, wildflowers & plants

Tribal religions

TRUE STORIES

Urban & municipal planning

Urban communities

Urban economics

Vegetarian cookery

Viticulture

Walking, hiking, trekking

Waste management

Water gardens, pools

Weather

Weddings, wedding planners

Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

Wildlife: mammals