The classification of all the reading rooms, except the periodicals reading room and the study sections, is based on the Basic Classification (BC) system. An example of BC is given below.
Thus, each four-digit number refers to a subject. The reading rooms are numerically arranged according to this system. Publications on the same subject are arranged alphabetically within that subject by the first four letters of the author or title.
The psychology study section in Mees contains the required literature for the first two years, per block, in the cabinets. The theme names are listed on the sides of the cabinets, along with the theme numbers and related titles.
The periodicals reading room is classified differently. The main classes are:
Each main class is divided into sub-classes, for example, EB 22 is marketing and R 16 is tax law. The periodicals are arranged alphabetically by title within the sub-classes.
With the help of the UL catalogue and the signs in the reading rooms, you usually can quickly find the publication you are looking for. If you can't, ask for help at one of the information desks.