Used by almost all public, academic, and school libraries around China for Chinese, Korean, and Japanese materials, which has helped to standardize national information research and retrieval language
Chinese Library Classification A. Marxism, Leninism, Maoism & Deng Xiaoping Theory § A1 The Works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels § A2 The Works of Vladimir Lenin § A3 The Works of Joseph Stalin § A4 The Works of Mao Zedong § A49 The Works of Deng Xiaoping § A5 The Symposium/Collection of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin, Mao and Deng Xiaoping § A7 The biobibliography and biography of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin, Mao and Deng Xiaoping § A8 Study and Research of Marxism, Leninism, Maoism & Deng Xiaoping Theory B. Philosophy and Religion § B0 Philosophical schools § B1 Philosophy (World-wide) § B2 Philosophy in China § B22 Pre-Qin Dynasty Philosophy( ~before 220 BC) § B222 The Confucian School § B222.2 Confucius (KǒngQiū, 551-479 BC)
Image of the 5th edition of the CLC from http://www.nlc.gov.cn/en/2010/0902/article_185.htm
An example of Chinese classification at work: D923.4 = Intellectual property Image source: Judiciary Library of Hong Kong, http://library.judiciary.gov.hk/search
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