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Finding books on the shelves

Books are arranged in the library by shelfmarks. Each book has a number followed by at least two letters. Signs on the end of shelves tell you what numbers are on the shelves. Books with the same or similar numbers will deal with related topics.

If you would like to browse the shelves for books relating to Design, they can be found at the following shelfmarks:

Animation / cartoons 741.58 level 5
Brands / Branding 658.827 level 5
Design 745 level 5
Design education 745.407 level 5
Designers  745.4492 A-Z level 5
Display of merchandise 659.157 level 5
Ergonomics 620.82 level 5
Fashion 391 level 3
Fashion drawing 741.672 level 5
Furniture design 749.2 level 5
Graphic design 741.6 level 5
Interior architecture 729 level 5
Interior design 747 level 5
Jewellery & Metalwork 739 level 5
Packaging design 658.564 level 5
Photography 770 level 5
Product design 745.2 level 5
Product development and innovation 658.575 level 5
Technical drawing 604.2 level 5
Textiles 746 level 5
Typography 686.22 level 5

Bloomsbury online resources

New books

Some recent additions to the library collections.

Dictionaries and encyclopaedias

Recommend something for the Library

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