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This guide details Library of Congress, Dewey, and Medical call numbers.
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Sherman Library Call Number Locations:

The table below provides a quick guide where each call number range is located within the Alvin Sherman Library:

Library of Congress (LC) Call Number* Floor
A - HD69.3T46 3 (East)         
HD69.T46 - PQ 3 (West)
PR - Z 4 (West)
Dewey Decimal Call Number               
000-999 1 (East)

*Call numbers with the status LIB USE ONLY are located on the 2nd Floor.

Helpful Handouts:

Call Numbers Simplified

The Library of Congress Classification System uses a combination of letters and numbers to arrange materials on library shelves by subject.

On the label, call numbers are read in alpha-numeric order line by line from top to bottom.

Adapted from the Virginia Tech University Libraries Research Guide