Call numbers and locations

Subject classification ranges and their locations are outlined below. For the location of serials (journals and newspapers) please check the Library Catalogue.

The classification scheme used is Library of Congress, with the exception of Law material (K) which follows Moys.

Classification Library location Broad subject

Dewey call numbers

Art and Music

 

A

Chifley

General Encyclopedias/Museum Studies

B-BD

Chifley

Philosophy

BF

Hancock

Psychology

BH-BJ

Chifley

Aesthetics, Ethics

BL1-999

Chifley

Religion (general)

BL1000-2399

Menzies

Religion (Asian)

BL2400-2790

Chifley

Religion (other)

BM

Chifley

Judaism

BP-BQ

Menzies

Islam, Buddhism

BR-BX

Chifley

Christianity

C

Chifley

Auxiliary Sciences of History

D-DR

Chifley

History (general), European History

DS-DU79

Menzies

Asian History, African History, Pacific History

DU80-399

Chifley

Australian History

DU400-DX

Menzies

Oceania (excluding Australia), Gypsies

E,F

Chifley

American History

G-GF

Hancock

Geography (general), Cartography, Physical Geography, Oceanography, Environmental Sciences, Human Ecology

GN1-46

Menzies

Anthropology

GN49-296

Hancock

Physical Anthropology

GN297-GT

Menzies

Ethnology, Prehistoric Archaeology, Folklore, Manners and Customs

GV

Hancock

Recreation

H-HJ

Chifley

Social Sciences (general), Statistics, Economic Theory, Demography, Business, Economic History and Conditions, Land Use, Industry, Labor, Transportation, Commerce, Finance

HM-HX

Chifley

Sociology, The Family, Social Welfare, Socialism

J-JN

Chifley

Political Science (general), Political Theory, American and European Political Science

JQ1-3994

Menzies

African and Asian Political Science

JQ3995-5599

Chifley

Australian Political Science

JQ5800-6651

Menzies

Pacific Political Science

JS-JZ

Menzies

Local Government, Colonies, International Relations

K

Law Library

Law (Moys classification used)

L

Chifley

Education

N

Chifley

Fine Arts

P-PA

Chifley

Philology and Linguistics (general), Classical Languages and Literature

PB-PH

Chifley

European Languages

PJ-PL6621

Menzies

Oriental, Middle Eastern and Pacific Languages and Literature

PL7001-7101

Chifley

Australian Languages and Literature

PL7501-8844

Menzies

African, Asian and Pacific Languages

PM

Chifley

American Languages, Artificial Languages

PN-PZ

Chifley

Literature (general), English, American, Australian and European Literature

Q

Hancock

Science (general)

QA

Hancock

Mathematics

QB-QE

Hancock

Physical Sciences

QH-QR

Hancock

Biological Sciences

R

Hancock

Medicine, Health

S

Hancock

Agriculture, Forestry

T

Hancock

Technology, Engineering, Home Economics

U

Chifley

Military Science, Air Forces

V

Chifley

Naval Science

Z

ANU Print Repository

Bibliography, Library Science, Information Resources

Note:

  • Most Chinese, Japanese, Korean language material in all classifications is held in the Menzies Library East Asian collection.
  • Material held in the ANU Print Repository can only be accessed through a retrieval service at Chifley Library. ANU Print Repository material is clearly labelled in the catalogue. A link from the catalogue record takes you to an online form, by which you can request book retrieval or pdf copies of articles.
  • Catalogue records show the location of each item.