Presentation on theme: "Classification and Call Numbers Julie Arendt. At the end of this session, students should be able to… Explain why classification and call numbers are."— Presentation transcript:
LC Overview H53.J3 B37 2004 A -- General works B -- Philosophy. Psychology. Religion C -- Auxiliary sciences of history D --History: General and Old World E -- History: America F -- History: America G -- Geography. Anthropology. Recreation H -- Social sciences J -- Political science K -- Law L -- Education M -- Music and books on music N -- Fine arts P -- Language and Literature Q -- Science R -- Medicine S -- Agriculture T -- Technology U -- Military science V -- Naval science Z -- Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (general)
Materials at Morris Library Books are arranged by call number AND Browsing the catalog by call number can help you find things. BUT AT MORRIS LIBRARY Some older books arranged by Dewey call numbers. Newer books arranged by LC call numbers. AND You currently cannot physically browse ALL the shelves. AND…
Other Organization Systems at Morris Library Alphabetical: Journals sorted alphabetically by title, Newspaper microfilms sorted alphabetically by city Other call number systems: Federal government documents sorted by SuDocs numbers based on government agency, dissertations sorted by codes created based on department, author, year
Library Organization by format Videos, CDs, DVDs Childrens books Posters, toys and kits Electronic books and journals Electronic indexes to articles Newspapers Microforms Oversized books Reference Books Magazines & Academic Journals Special collections Archives Course Reserves Maps Theses & Dissertations LPs Browsing room (fun) books
Other libraries do it too. How do you deal with this? Use the call numbers to help you when you can. Read the catalog record carefully. Look for library maps or lists on the wall and in the elevator. Ask.