What are the meaning of call numbers?


The book’s call number reflects the subject area that the book is about. Books with similar call numbers share similar subjects and should sit on the library shelf together, thus making it easier for patrons to find them.


For a more detailed listing of call number meanings in the Library of Congress Classification System (the call number system used by Barry University Library and most academic institutions), click here. There is also apamphlet available at the reference desk.

  • Last Updated Apr 22, 2018
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