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call number
NOUN [LIBRARY SCIENCE.]
1.
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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BPL - Understanding Call Numbers

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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 ...

library.columbia.edu/help/faq/lio/callnumber.html

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

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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 ...

How to read call numbers - Virginia Tech Libraries

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of Congress Classification System to assign call numbers to most library materials, including books and journals. Note that the same call number can be written ...

About Call Numbers | UCSB Library

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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 ...

What is call number? definition and meaning - BusinessDictionary.com

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Definition of call number: Alphanumeric code that uniquely identifies and indicates the location (address) of an item in a library's collection. Call numbers are ...

Q. How can I find a book's call number? - LibAnswers

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May 13, 2015 ... Knowing an item's call number will help you to locate it in the library. (An item can be a book, video, CD, or any other type of material kept in the ...

Library of Congress Call Numbers - Gallagher Law Library

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Under this system, each book (or videotape or looseleaf service or whatever) is assigned a call number according to its main subject. The call numbers begin ...