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