Classification Scheme

We use the Bliss Classification Scheme. The classmark is printed on the spine of every book. Books are shelved in strict classmark order.

The classmark is in 3 parts:

Subject:  EBP for Biochemistry  Author: first 3 letters Voe for Voet    Edition: number in brackets

So, for Voet et al. Fundamentals of Biochemistry, 3rd ed.  the classmark is EBP [Voe(3)]

Class Order
Subject Class
Philosophy A
Logic AL
Pure maths AM
Computer Science AX
Statistics AY
History & Philosophy of Science AZ
Applied Maths B
Physics B
Engineering BX
Chemistry C
Chemical Engineering CT
Materials science CTN
Metallurgy CV
Astronomy DA
Earth Sciences DH
Geology DH
Geography DT
Human/economic geography DU
Biology E
Biochemistry EBP
Botany F
Zoology G
Agriculture GS
Veterinary science GU
Human biology H
Anatomy/Physiology HB
Medicine HH
Psychology/psychiatry I
Education J
Social sciences K
Anthropology K
Social anthropology KS
Travel and exploration KZ
Archaeology LA
Historiography LB
Ancient History LG
History L-O
European History M
British History N
World History O
Religion P
Theology P
Social welfare Q
Criminology QO
Political science R
Reference works REF
Law S
Economics T
Management TQ
Building UO
Military Science US
Fine Arts V
Architecture VB
Music VV
Linguistics W
Norse & Celtic XC
Classics XD
Modern & medieval langs XI
English Y
Anglo-Saxon YA

Subject Order
Subject Class
Agriculture GS
Anatomy/Physiology HB
Ancient History LG
Anglo-Saxon YA
Anthropology K
Applied Maths B
Archaeology LA
Architecture VB
Astronomy DA
Biochemistry EBP
Biology E
Botany F
British History N
Building UO
Chemical Engineering CT
Chemistry C
Classics XD
Computer Science AX
Criminology QO
Earth Sciences DH
Economics T
Education J
Engineering BX
English Y
European History M
Fine Arts V
Geography DT
Geology DH
Historiography LB
History L-O
History & Philosophy of Science AZ
Human biology H
Human/economic geography DU
Law S
Linguistics W
Logic AL
Management TQ
Materials science CTN
Medicine HH
Metallurgy CV
Military Science US
Modern & medieval langs XI
Music VV
Norse & Celtic XC
Philosophy A
Physics B
Political science R
Psychology/psychiatry I
Pure maths AM
Reference works REF
Religion P
Social anthropology KS
Social sciences K
Social welfare Q
Statistics AY
Theology P
Travel and exploration KZ
Veterinary science GU
World History O
Zoology G