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How to find books on the shelves: Finding books at Exeter

A step by step guide to finding a book on the library shelves

Finding books at the Forum, Exeter Campus

The Forum Library, Exeter Campus has 3 floors.

Once you have found the classmark or call number of the book you want, you'll need to find out which floor it is on.

Books with these classmarks/call numbers are located on the Orange Floor Level -1

001 – 099             Computing & Information Sciences

100 – 199             Philosophy

200 – 299             Theology

300 – 309             Sociology & Anthropology

320 – 329             Politics

330 – 339             Economics

340 -349               Law

350 – 359             Public Administration

360 – 369             Social Services

370 – 379             Education

380 – 389             Trade, Communications & Transport

390 – 399             Customs & Folklore

Books with these classmarks/call numbers are located on the Yellow Floor Level 0

400 – 499             Linguistics

500 – 529             Natural Science

510 – 519             Mathematics & Statistics

520 – 529             Astronomy

530 – 539             Physics

540 – 549             Chemistry

550 – 559             Earth Sciences

560 – 569             Palaeontology

570 – 579             Biology

580 – 589             Botanical Sciences

590 – 599             Zoological Sciences

600 – 699             Technology

610 – 619             Medical Science

620 – 629             Engineering

630 – 649             Agriculture & Household Management

650 – 659             Accounting, Business & Management

660 – 699             Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing & Construction

700 – 779             Arts

780 – 789             Music

790 – 790.9          Performing Arts

791 – 791.9          Film & Television

792 – 792.2          Theatre

793 – 799             Recreational Arts

800 – 809             General Literature

810 – 819             American Literature

820 – 829             English Literature

Books with these classmarks/call numbers are located on the Green Floor Level 1

830 – 838             German Literature

840 – 849             French Literature

850 – 859             Italian Literature

860 – 869             Spanish Literature

870 – 879             Latin Literature

880 – 889             Greek Literature

890 – 899             Russian, Middle Eastern and other World Literature

900 - 909              General History

910 – 919             Geography & Archaeology

920 – 929             Biography & Genealogy

930 – 939             Ancient History

940 – 949             European History

950 – 959             Asian History

960 – 969             African History

970 – 989             American History

990 – 999             Other World History

Finding books at St Luke's Library, Exeter Campus

St Lukes Library, Exeter Campus has 3 floors.

Once you have found the classmark or call number of the book you want, you'll need to find out which floor it is on.

Books with these classmarks/call numbers are located on the Ground Floor

001 – 009             Computing & information sciences

100 – 199             Philosophy & Psychology

200 – 299             Religion & Theology

300 – 399             Social Sciences & Education

400 - 499              Languages & Linguistics

000 - 999             Journals

000 - 999             Pamphlets

Books with these classmarks/call numbers are located on the Ground Floor

500 – 529             Science & Mathematics

510 – 599             Mathematics & statistics

600 – 699             Medicine & Technology

700 – 799             Arts, Music & Recreation

800 – 899             Literature

900 - 999              History & Geography

Old Library, Exeter Campus

The Old Library, Exeter Campus has 2 floors.

Once you have found the classmark or call number of the book you want, you'll need to find out which floor it is on.

Books with these classmarks/call numbers are located on Level -1

001 - 999     American Music

000 - 999     Arab World Documentation Unit (AWDU)

000 - 999     Brooks

000 - 999     Davis

870 - 899     Literature

900 - 999     History & Geography

000 - 999     Extra Oversize (Atlases, music scores and art folios)

                    House of Commons journals

Books with these classmarks/call numbers are located on Level -2

000 - 999     Bibliographies

000 - 999     Ghana

000 - 099     Computer Science

100 - 199     Philosophy & Psychology

200 - 299     Religion & Theology

300 - 399     Social Sciences & Education

400 - 499     Languages & Linguistics

500 - 599     Science & Mathematics

600 - 699     Medicine & Technology

700 - 799     Arts, Music & Recreation

800 - 899     Literature

900 - 999     History

000 - 999     Journals

K - KZ          Law Old Editions

                    Microfilm & Microfiche

                    Parliamentary publications

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