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How to find a Book by Call Number?

In order to save time and to conduct effective searches, it is important for all Library users to understand the meaning and use of call numbers.

For example:

005.133
WINDOWS
PER

005.133 = DDC Number
(look at the DDC index inside the bookle )
WINDOWS = Type of program/language
(only for Computer books)
PER = 3 first letters of author’s last name
(the author is Ron Person)

 

R759
DUT

R = reference
(this means that the book is in the Reference section)
759 = Dewey Number
(look at the DDC index inside the booklet)
DUT = the title’s first 3 letters (Dutch Paintings)
only when :
the book has more than 3 authors,
has only an editor, but no author

 

920
Chaplin
ROB

920 = DDC Number for biography
(look at the DDC index inside the booklet)
Chaplin = the name of a person, who’s biography
is written
(only for biographies)
ROB = first 3 letters of author’s last name
(for the authorRobinson, David)

 

FIC
BRO

FIC = fiction
BRO=first 3 letters of author’s last name
(for the author Brown, Dane)