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ELISE | Informing your studies tutorial: Library locations

Shelf numbering systems

Libraries use classification systems that assign a unique number to each item, based on subject area.

Find items on Library shelves using the item number you have found in Library collection search.

Main Library and Paddington Library
Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC)

Law Library

Moys Classification

Requested items

You can request an item that is on loan to another borrower via myLibrary.

Collect requested items:

  • Main Library, Level 2
    Reservation area adjacent to High Use Collection (self service)
     
  • Law Library
    Reservation area adjacent to High Use Collection (self service)
     
  • Paddington Library
    Help Zone (provide the item number)

Where is it?

Main Library
Kensington campus

Level 2
High Use Collection
Requested items
Level 4
Book and journal collection
Microfilms & microfiche
Level 3
Book and journal collection
Map collection
Levels 6 - 7
Book and journal collection

For the most up to date collection locations check the Library website.

Law Library
Kensington campus

Ground Level
Books & journals
High Use Collection
Primary materials

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For the most up to date collection locations check the Library website.

Paddington Library 
Paddington campus

Ground Level
Reference materials
Bound journals
High Use Collection
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Level 1
Books
Recent issues of journals
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High Use Collection

  Where is it? Location
  Main Library Level 2
  Law Library Ground Level
  Paddington Library Level 1

The High Use Collection holds items in high demand:

  • 2 hour loans
  • borrow and return via machines in the High Use Collection area

Requested items

  • an email will be sent when items are available
  • borrow via machines in the High Use Collection area