Books: We have a system! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzbDdgWiaS0&NR=1
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)
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.