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Accessing books and ebooks

Further information on accessing books and ebooks:

Useful ebook collections

Other options

Request an ebook lets you suggest resources for the Library to purchase. It can be useful if working on a very specific project.

Final year undergraduates, postgraduate students and staff can request material from other libraries as Interlibrary Loans by using the form in the Library tab of MyBeckett.

Students and staff can also access other libraries through various schemes. SCONUL enables access to other university libraries.

Discover books and eBooks

Useful class numbers for Computing

A class number (or class mark) is the numbers and letters on the spine of a book, showing where to find it in the Library.

Once you know the class number of a topic, you can use it to find other relevant resources.

Class number Subject
004 Computer science
004.22 Computer architecture
004.62 Communication protocols
004.6782 Cloud computing
005.1 Programming
005.43 Operating systems
005.74 Databases
005.8 Network security
006.3 AI
006.6 Computer graphics
006.696 Computer animation
006.7 Multimedia systems
006.8 Virtual reality
363.250285416  Forensic computing
760 Graphic arts
770 Photography, photographs & computer art
774 Holography
775 Digital photography
776 Computer art (Digital art)

Request a book

Staff and students can request new academic books for the Library to buy.

This requesting service is only for books needed for individual study/research or to diversify the Library collection.

Check out the Request a Book page to find out more about the service.