Library call number

Library call number

Look for a book on the shelves. Here's how to read the call number:

LB Read in alphabetical order (by subject matter not the author's name)
2328 Read in numerical order, e.g. 233 comes before 2328
.2 Read as a simple decimal, e.g. .19 comes before .2
.E24 Read in alphabetical order, then by decimal, e.g. B47 comes before .B5
1988 This is the year the book was published

 

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