Books could be shelved by:
These schemes are all ridiculous because they do nothing to help the researcher.
Bound Volumes and Microforms of Scholarly Journals and Popular Magazine are Shelved Alphabetically by Title.
When you identify a useful book from our print collection and go to the shelves to find it:
DON'T - be in a hurry to find it and check it out.
DO - make a habit of always planning to spend 20 minutes browsing though the books in the vicinity of your selected book to see what is there and what ideas you might otherwise not have gotten.