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Useful shelf numbers - History

D348.07 to D349.4 (shelf sign)

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

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