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Useful shelf numbers

Library books are arranged by the Dewey Decimal classification scheme whereby each subject is represented by a number.

You wil find books on the same subject will have the same number. The shelfmark is preceded by the letter  D  and will be followed by 3 letters, which are usually the first 3 letters of the author's name. 

Here are some useful biological and biomedical science shelfmarks.

D 574.1    Physiology

D 574.19  Biochemistry

D 574.2    Pathology

D 574.8    Tissue & molecular biology

D 576       Microbiology

D 612       Human physiology

D 612.01  Human biochemistry

D 615       Pharmacology and therapeutics

D 615.7    Pharmacodynamics

D 664       Food technology

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