The Garside classification was devised by Kenneth Garside, UCL's Deputy Librarian from 1945-1958, to suit the Departmental structure at UCL. It has been developed in various ways for different subject areas. Read more about the scheme in Garside's article in Journal of
Documentation Vol.10, No.4, December 1954, pp169-192.
The Library's other, medical-related, sites use different classification schemes, mostly that from the National Library of Medicine in the US, or developments of it. The full scheme is not available online, but there is a brief outline.
Please note that schedules for some subjects are not yet available but will be added in due course.
Last modified 31 October 2007