What does it mean? An A-Z guide to Library jargon.
Library books are arranged by the Dewey Decimal classification scheme whereby each subject is represented by a number. You will 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.
Useful History and related subjects shelfmarks:
D 610.9 History of medicine
D 940 European history
D 941.1 Scottish history
D 941.5 Irish history
D 947 Russian history
D 956 Middle Eastern history
D 973 American history
This guide will help you discover and use Library resources to help with your assignments, dissertations, projects and research.
Your DS password will be required to access some eresources on campus and all eresources off campus.
Please contact me if you need any help or advice in using the resources.