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Library - University of Liverpool
Understanding class numbers and the classification system
Books in the library are shelved according to the Library of Congress Classification System. This video will help you to understand how this system works.
Classmarks of books
If you want simply to browse the shelves, the following table gives you a guide to the general classification scheme.
A more detailed guide to the classifaction scheme is also available.
Greek/ Latin language and literature
French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese literature
Fiction and juvenile belles lettres