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# Call numbers

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• 1. The Mystery of CallNumbers
• 2. There are six student book areasin our library:Fiction (FIC or F)Easy fiction (E)Nonfiction (numbers)Reference (REF)Spanish (SP)Biography (92)
• 3. A Call Number tells where the bookis located on the library shelf.It’s the book’s “address”.
• 4. Each book in that area has aunique call number. Differentbooks have the different callnumbers.
• 5. A fiction call number for theauthor, Ilsa Bick, would looklike this:FIC = FictionBIC = Bick
• 6. What would the fiction call numberfor the author, MattChristopher, look like?FIC = FictionChr = Christopher
• 7. An easy fiction call number is alsomade up of two parts:E = Easy Fiction + first three lettersof the author’s last name.E = Easy FictionSIL = Silverstein
• 8. Fiction and Easy Fiction arearranged ALPHABETICALLYby author.Don’t know the author?Look it up!
• 9. Nonfiction is arranged by topic. Theyhave two parts to their call numbers--the topic and the author.576.8 = GeneticsMIT = Author last name
• 10. They are arranged in numeric orderbeginning with 000 and then by author..
• 11. To find a nonfiction book…think number first,then alphabet.
• 12. Biographies are an exception.They all start with 92 and then firstthree letters of the person’sLAST name.92 = BiographyTRU= Last name
• 13. Biographies arearranged by number(92) and thenalphabetically by theperson’s last name.What is the callnumber of this one?92 = BiographyJAC = Jackson, his last name!
• 14. Where would I look for these books?567.9BERFICGIF796BONFGIFE578.3LAS
• 15. Use the end cap signs to find theright road (sic) for you book.