Superintendent of Documents classification number. Example: Ju 6.8: 465 Shelved: Left to Right SuDoc Number
Example: Occupational Outlook Handbook. SuDoc # - L 2.3/4:2008-09 L - Issuing Agency - Labor Depart. 2 - Subordinate bureau within the agency – Bureau of Labor Statistics ¾: - Number designating the title 2008-2009 Year of publication or coverage
Prefix Agency A Agriculture Department C 3. Census Bureau ED Education Department HE Health and Human Service Department J Justice Department Sudoc Classification Number Examples
Understanding now how the Sudoc number works, how do I go about finding the document that I want on the shelf?
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The Sudoc Number always reads from Left to Right
L(1) 2.(2) ¾:(3) 2008-09(4) L is listed in terms of alphabetical order 2. is listed in terms of numerical order 3 is listed in terms of numerical order /4: is a sub-component of 3 and is listed in numerical order 2008-09 is listed in chronological order
Ex. L 2.3: precedes L.2.3/4: precedes L 2.3/5 (The number behind the decimal is actually a whole number and not a decimal.)
Here are some examples of documents shelved in alphabetical and numerical order: C 3.24/8: 34 C 3.25: AF 48 NAS 1.2: 957 NS 1.53: D 48
Four Sudoc cards on the left, order number cards on your right. See if you can guess correctly. Click on link to see correct answers: http://www.aallnet.org/sis/gd/tutorial/test3a.html
OTHER FEDERAL RESOURCES SEARCH ENGINEERS LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis Academic via LexisNexis CQ Researcher
Government Documents Home Page, from the Shepard Library webpageShepard Library scroll down to Other Resources and click on Government Information.Other ResourcesGovernment Information
Should you need further assistance please contact Mrs. Victoria Silver Gov. Docs. Librarian Room 219 Ph. # (919) 530-7307 firstname.lastname@example.org Eric Morris Library Assistant Room 236B Ph.# (919) 530-6598 email@example.com Shepard Library North Carolina Central university
You have completed the mini-course on searching for government documents!