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Library Call Numbers

How to find library materials using the Library of Congress Classification System (LCC).

Find a Call Number in the Library Catalog

First, search the Library Catalog - use this Instructional Guide for help!


Note the status, location, and call number (see example below). 

An image of the library catalog with arrows pointing out the status, location, and call number of an item.


*Be aware that call numbers appear horizontal in the online catalog but will appear vertical on a book.

An image of a call number from the library catalog in horizontal format.        VS.       An image of a call number on a book spine in vertical format.