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  • Invented in 1876 by Librarian, educator, businessman (founded the Library Bureau)
  • Fiction books are organized in alphabetical order by last name
  • Non Fiction books are organized in numerical order

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  • Library Orientation
    Bayshore Middle School
  • Two Sections of Books
    Fiction
    Non-Fiction
    • Based on real facts
    • A made-up story
    Types of Non-Fiction
    • Imaginary
    Reference Books:
    • Encyclopedia
    • Dictionary
    • Atlas
    • Fantasy
    Biography
    General Information
  • What section would you find this book?
    Non-Fiction
    Non Fiction (Reference)
    Fiction
    Fiction
    Non-Fiction
    Non Fiction (Biography)
  • Parts of a Book
    Spine
  • Author
    Title
    Publisher
  • Call Numbers
    Books are organized in a system called the Dewey Decimal System
    This system of numbers was invented by Melvil Dewey
    Call Numbers are the book’s address-
    where it lives on the library shelf
  • Call Numbers for Fiction Books
    F or FIC = Fiction
    COL = Collins (The first 3 letters of the author’s last name )
    Sometimes a label is added to represent genre (Sci Fi, Mystery)
  • Call Numbers for Non-Fiction Books
    This set of numbers is the numerical “address” or Dewey Decimal category
    These letters indicate the first 3 letters of the author’s last name or the first 3 letters in the Title
  • Non-Fiction Categories
    000 Computer Science & General Works
    100 Philosophy & Psychology
    Religion
    Social Science
    Language
    Science & Math
    Technology
    The Arts & Sports
    Literature
    Geography
    O3o Reference: Encyclopedia
    920 Biography
  • Finding a Book at Bayshore
    1. Browse the shelves
    2. Use the online catalog
    Type in www.middletownk12.org
    Type Destiny
  • Prepared by L. Ligo, LMS
    Library Media Center
    Bayshore Middle School