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UCSD Libraries Oversize Parameters

Oversize and extra oversize measurements below apply to either height or width of materials.

Location and Materials

Oversize

Roger Code

Extra Oversize

Roger Code

Annex East Asia

29 cm

ckexo

N/A

Annex Monos (Class M)

38 x 31 cm / 31 x 38 cm
(If one of the item's dimensions is between 31 and 38 cm, the other must be less than 31 cm to allow item rotated onto its spine to fit.)

cao

60 cm

caox

Annex Monos (Classes N and TR)

38 cm

cao

52 cm

caox

Annex Monos (Classes other than M, N, and TR)

29 cm

cao (Annex Books)

cdo (Annex Documents)

43 cm

caox

BLB Monos

31 cm

bfo

N/A

BLB Serials

No oversize designations. Shelves are adjusted for height to accommodate taller items.

East Asia All

29 cm

ckeo

49 cm

ckeoo

Geisel Documents

No oversize designations as shelves vary in height. Very large items are placed on the top or bottom shelves and guide-blocks labeled with instructions to patrons are shelved in the correct location.

Geisel Maps

No oversize designations.

Geisel Monos (Class M)

38 x 31 cm / 31 x 38 cm
(If one of the item's dimensions is between 31 and 38 cm, the other must be less than 31 cm to allow item rotated onto its spine to fit.)

gke1o

60 cm

gke1x

Geisel Monos (Classes N and TR)

38 cm

 

gke1o (Stacks)

acco (ConCirc)

52 cm

 

gke1x (Stacks)

accx (ConCirc)

Geisel Monos
(Classes other than M, N, and TR)

29 cm

co

43 cm

coo

Geisel Reference

No oversize designations. Shelves are adjusted for height to accommodate taller items.

Geisel Serials and Serial Analytics

40 cm**

co (Stacks)

cco (Current Shelves—Bound in Oversize)

N/A

**Follow the Geisel mono guidelines for single volumes or small runs of serials. For large runs, adjust the shelves so the volumes can fit in either the general or oversize collections.

Also see the Special Collections & Archives Shelving, Housing, and Labeling Guidelines on LiSN (UCSD login required)

Last revised by Ryan Finnerty, March 26, 2017