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LIBRARY CALL NUMBERS: CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress
CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMSBoth Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal systems organize materials by SUBJECT.
DEWEY DECIMALDewey uses numbers at thebeginning of the call number. 154.634 FRE
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Library of Congress usesletters at the beginning of the call number. HD 4918.E375
DEWEY VS. LOCWhat subject area would HD 4918.E375 fall under? What subject area would 154.634 FRE fall under?
Time out: Call Number vs ISBNCall number: ISBN (book standardFound on the spine of the book number)Unique to library Found on the back of the bookBook’s “address” on the shelf Unique to that bookIncludes letters, numbers, periods Book’s individual barcode Includes only numbers (and maybe an x)
THE LIBRARY STACKSFinding materials: Go to the online library catalog Find your desired resource Write down the call number associated with the item Find your book in the stacks
CALL NUMBER ORDER: DEWEY DECIMALPut the following numbers in order: 154.634 FRE 305.569 HER 650.142 FRY 2007 610.73076 NCL 610.73069 PRO 154.63 PAR
CALL NUMBER ORDER: LIBRARY OF CONGRESSPut the following numbers in order: HD 4918 .E375 2008 RT 55 .N44 2011 BF 1078 .F72 2010 HF 5383 .H49 2005 BD 430 .A3 2008 RT 55 .T4875 2009
LRC ONLINE CATALOG: O.P.A.C. Title Author Subject Keyword Series ISBN #
When searching H-Cat, considerusing BOOLEAN OPERATORS.
YOUR TURN!LRC Online Catalog
SEARCHING YOUR TOPIC LRC Online Catalog (OPAC) Google Books Your local public library
Eighth Brain Trust MissionFind two books on your source using H-CatRecord all the relevant pieces of informationJot down three of the main pointsof the book so that you cansummarize it later. DUE THURSDAY.