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BPL - Understanding Call Numbers


Understanding Call Numbers. Have you ever wondered how library books are assigned their places on the shelves? Did you know that the call number -- the ...

What is a call number? How can I locate a book using a call number ...


A call number represents an item's subject matter and indicates the location on the shelf where the item can be found. The most common call number type is ...

What is a call number? | SFU Library


Jul 27, 2015 ... The call number is a kind of code that represents what the book is about. Books are filed on the shelves in call number order so that books on ...

Q. What's a call number and how do I use it? - LibAnswers @ FIU


Call numbers are the numbers you see on the outside covers of the books in the FIU Libraries. Call numbers are usually based on a classification system.

How to read call numbers - University Libraries


of Congress Classification System to assign call numbers to most library materials ... Note that the same call number can be written from top-to- bottom, or  ...

Ask A Librarian: What is a call number and how can I use it to find a ...


Aug 21, 2016 ... A call number is the combination of letters and numbers that indicates where an item can be found in the library. Most call numbers are located ...

Understanding Call Numbers


Understanding Call Numbers. A call number is the address of the book in the library ... The first line of a call number may begin with one, two, or three letters.

How to read a call number


How to read a call number. Most of the UIUC Libraries use a modified Dewey Decimal classification system to keep their books in order. Libraries not using the  ...

About Call Numbers | UCSB Library


Library of Congress call numbers always begin with letters of the alphabet. This system is organized into 21 main classes which are designated by letters of the ...

Q. What are call numbers for? What do they mean? - Library FAQ ...


Sep 13, 2016 ... Every book in our library has a unique call number, which is kind of like the book's address. We use Library of Congress Classification, which is ...

call number
a number, letter, symbol, or combination of these, indicating the specific location of a work in a library, especially the combination of the classification symbol and the designation for the author.
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