How do I use the call number of a book to locate it in the library?

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Call numbers are found in the UC Library Search Catalog item record. 

 

How do I use a call number to find a book? - LibAnswers

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Use the first letter of the call number to determine which floor of the library to go (view library floor maps).


Read the numbers after the decimal as a decimal. (i.e. .54 comes before .6)Read the number part alphanumerically. 

The last part is the year the book was published.

Need more help?  Watch Call Numbers (2:10) by Sara Davidson Squibb- UC Merced Library.

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  • Last Updated Oct 14, 2021
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