Answered By: Library Staff
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2016     Views: 221

A CALL NUMBER  is the combination of letters and numbers on a sticker, usually located on the spine or front cover of library materials (books, journals, DVDs, etc.). Photo showing the books with labels with call numbers

Use the call number from the Library Catalog to find the material in the library building:  

screen shot from the library catalog showing a call number

Call numbers are designed to group like subjects together, so you can use them to browse for materials. 

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