The Library uses the Dewey Decimal System of Classification (DDC) for subject classification, which ensures that items are physically arranged in a logical sequence.
In the Boole Library the main collections are distributed across the three upper floors as follows:
Q+1 Science, Engineering & Food Science
000 - 099 Generalities & Computing
500 - 599 General Sciences
600 - 699 Applied Sciences (Technology)
Q+2 Business, Social Sciences, Law.
100 - 199 Philosophy & Psychology
200 - 299 Religion
300 - 399 Social Sciences
340 - 349 Law
400 - 499 Languages, including Language Dictionaries.
Q+3 Arts, Humanities, Multi-Media
700 - 799 The Arts
800 - 899 Literature & Rhetoric
900 - 999 Geography & History
In Boston Scientific Health Sciences Library - Brookfield, books are arranged according to the Dewey Decimal system but the majority of them lie within the Medicine subject range. i.e. 610 - 619
Cork University Hodpital Library has a smaller collection of books that also lie mainly in the medicine subject range. i.e. 610 - 619.
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