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Where in the library?

Library books are shelved by subject, using a numerical shelving system. Science books can be found at the following shelf numbers.

Ground Floor

  • 003-006  Computing
  • 363.25    Forensic science

First Floor

  • 510          Maths
  • 530          Physics
  • 540          Chemistry
  • 570          Biology
  • 572          Biochemistry
  • 577          Ecology
  • 579          Microbiology
  • 610          Medical science
  • 639          Aquaculture
  • 660          Chemical engineering

Remember to look out for the yellow science logo on the shelves

How to Search for Books and eBooks

To find a book or ebook

Search for your topic or the title of the book in Search + Find on the library website.

Use Refine Results to filter to books or ebooks.   

When you find the book you want, you'll see its shelf number, this will help you find it on the library shelves. 

For ebooks, simply click on the link to read it online or download.

Searching Books and eBooks Video

Can't find what you're looking for?

Book out on loan? Click on Place hold while searching or Contact us to add your name to a waiting list.

Book not available in GMIT Library? Use our Document Supply Service. Please note you may be charged between €4 and €8 for this service. Contact us for more info.

Know of a book that should be available in GMIT Library? Recommend a book to add to the library collection.

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