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Material held on open access in the Humanities Reading Room is arranged by an adaptation of the Dewey Classification System. This is a guide to the main categories of Dewey, by shelfmark and by subject. Open access shelfmarks are prefixed by a three letter code indicating at which level and sequence within the Humanities Reading Room the item can be located.

Open access material shelfmark guide | Open access material subject guide

Open access material shelfmark guide

000  Generalities700  Art
 
015
 National bibliographies 
704.948
 Iconography
   Books in print 
710
 Civic and landscape art
 
017
 Library catalogues (Europe) 
720
 Architecture
 
018
 Library catalogues (N America) 
730
 Plastic arts, sculpture
 
020
 Information science 
740
 Drawing, decorative arts
 
030
 Encyclopaedias 
750
 Painting
 
052
 Serials in English 
760
 Prints
100  Philosophy 
780
 Music
 
150
 Psychology 
790
 Recreation
200  Religion   Performing arts
 
220
 Bible 
792
 Theatre
 
230-280
 Christianity 
796
 Sport
 
290
 Comparative religion800  Literature
   Non Christian religion 
820
 English
300  Social sciences 
830
 German
 
305.4
 Women 
840
 French
 
310
 Statistics 
850
 Italian
 
320
 Politics and government 
860
 Spanish
 
330
 Economics 
870
 Latin
 
340
 Law 
880
 Greek
 
350
 Public administration 
890
 Other languages
   Military science900  Geography. History
 
370
 Education 
909
 History of the world
 
390
 Customs, folklore 
910
 Geography, travel
400  Language 
920
 Biography
 
410
 Linguistics 
929
 Genealogy
 
420
 English 
930
 History of the ancient world
 
430
 German 
941
 History of Britain
 
440
 French 
941.1
 History of Scotland
 
450
 Italian 
942
 History of England
 
460
 Spanish 
943-949
 History of Europe
 
470
 Latin 
950
 History of Asia
 
480
 Greek 
960
 History of Africa
491.7-491.9
 East European 
970
 History of North America
500  Science 
980
 History of South America
600  Technology 
990
 History of rest of the world
 
610
 Medicine    

Open access material subject guide

Architecture720History of the world909
Art700Iconography704.948
Bible220Judaism296
Biography920Italian language450
Books in print015Italian literature850
Children's literature809.89282Landscape art710
Christianity230-280Language400
Classical languages470-480Latin language470
Classical literature470-480Latin literature870
Comparative religion290Law340
Customs390Library catalogues (Europe)017
Decorative arts740Library catalogues (N America)018
Drawing740Library and information science020
East European languages491Linguistics410
Economics330Literature800
Education370Medicine610
Encyclopaedias030Military science350
English language420Music780
English literature820National bibliographies015
Folklore390Painting750
French language440Performing arts790
French literature840Philosophy100
Genealogy929Plastic arts730
Geography910Politics320
Geography900Prints760
German language430Psychology150
German literature830Public administration350
Government320Recreation790
Greek language480Religion200
Greek literature880Science500
Heraldry929.6Sculpture730
History900Serials in English052
History of Africa960Social sciences300
History of Asia950Spanish language460
History of Britain941Spanish literature860
History of England942Sport796
History of Europe943-949Statistics310
History of North America970Technology600
History of South America980Theatre792
History of Scotland941.1Travel910
History of the ancient world930Women305.4

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