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Call Numbers at Rod Library

Rod Library uses Library of Congress, Superintendent of Documents, and Dewey Decimal System to classify books. Read about them here.

Call Numbers at Rod Library 

Need help finding a library book? This guide will provide an introduction to understanding and using call numbers. 

What is a Call Number? 
  • A call number is a group of letters and numbers indicating the location of the book in the library.

  • A call number is located on the spine or front cover of the book. ​

  • Think of the call number as the book's address.

books with call numbers on spine

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