Classification system

Subject searches
If you are searching for books on specific subjects there are several approaches..

Searches on words: words from book titles, or subject terms
You can make a simple search in REX by merely typing one or more words that describe the subject in the search box "enter search terms". If you use English words
in your search you will find books in English, if you use Danish words you will find books in Danish.

Subject classification codes: SK2, (SK1, DK5)

Choose Advanced search - then choose Subject search. Instructions for use are just above the search form.
Only the SK2 subject codes (used on books after 1995) are available in an English version.

A click on the codes in the classification automatically searches on that subject in REX.


SK2  (Classified Catalogue 2. ed.) is used for books in the University Library collections (though not the natural sciences or medicine) after 1995.
Books on open shelves, reading rooms and the centers are shelved according to SK2 (though not at Nørre Allé).

SK1
  (Classified Catalogue 1. ed.) was used for books in the University Library collections (though not the natural sciences or medicine) from 1980 - 1995. Not available in English.

Index to SK1 og SK2      Not available in English


DK5 (Classified Catalogue for the Danish Collections) . Not available for the moment.