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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.

Library of Congress 

Most of Rod Library's collections are arranged by call number according to the Library of Congress classification system.

How to Read a Library of Congress Call Number
Screenshot of call number from OneSearch. Call number is UNI Stacks PA4025.A5 W56 2018.

1. Re-arrange the call number in vertical format (as it will appear on the book spine).

Example: PA4025.A5 W56 2018

PA

4025

.A5

W56

2018

2. Look at the location. Rod Library UNI Stacks are located on the 3rd and 4th Floors. 

  • Call numbers starting with A-K are on the 3rd Floor. 
  • Call numbers starting with L-Z are on the 4th Floor. 
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