Main Library collection range

The Main Library at UNSW Sydney is organised according to the Dewey Decimal Classification number. Collections are housed on levels 3, 4, 6 & 7. In 2018, some of our low-use items are being relocated and will be available electronically via the Library collection or upon request.

Level 3

004 Computer sciences
005 Programming
030 Encyclopedias
100 Philosophy
120 Understanding knowledge
140 Philosophical schools
150 Psychology
160 Logic
170 Ethics
180 Ancient philosophy
190 Modern philosophy
200 Religion
220 - 279 Christianity
290 Other religions
300 Social sciences
310 Statistics
319 Australian statistics
320 Political sciences
330 - 332.05 Economics

F001 – F332.05 Oversized books

Level 4

332.06 -339.9 Economics
340 Law
350 Public administration
360 Social services
370 Education
380 Commerce, communication & transport
390 Customs, folklore
400 Language
410 Linguistics
420 English
430 German
440 French
450 Italian
460 Spanish & Portuguese
470 Latin
480 Greek
500 Natural sciences
510 - 519.2 Mathematics

F332 – F519.1 Oversized books

Level 6

519.2 - 519.9 Applied mathematics
520 Astronomy
530 Physics
540 Chemistry
550 Geology, meteorology
560 Fossils
570 Biology, physiology, biochemistry
580 Botany
590 Zoology
600 Technology
610 Medicine & health
620 Engineering
621 Electrical engineering
624 Civil engineering
625 Railroads & Roads
627 Hydraulic engineering
630 Agriculture
650 Management & accounting
660 Chemical engineering
670 Manufacturing
690 Buildings
700 Arts
710-711.4 Civic & landscapes

F519.2 – F711.3 Oversized books

Level 7

711.401-719.9 Civic & landscapes
720 Architecture
730 - 779 Sculpture, drawing, painting, graphic arts
780 Music
790 Performing arts & sports
800 Literature
810 American
820 English
830 German
840 French
850 Italian
860 Spanish & portuguese
870 Latin
880 Greek
890 Literature in other languages
900 History & geography
910 Geography & travel
930 History - ancient
940 History - Europe
950 History - Asia
960 History - Africa
970 History - North America
980 History - South America
990 History - Australia, New Zealand, Oceania

F711.4 – F999 Oversized books

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