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Library Catalog

 
Call numbers are the codes associated with an item that tell you where it will be found on the shelf. The call number is displayed on the computer catalog, and on the spine label of the book. This table shows how we use call numbers in the Monte Vista Library. 
 
 
Call number prefix
 
Example
 
 
Description
 
 
Location
 
 
000-999
 
 
500.9 Ti
 
 
Non-fiction Dewey Decimal
numbering
 
 
TBA
 
 
F
 
 
F CRICHTON
 
 
Fiction
 
 
TBA
 
 
 
FL
 
 
FL ANGELOU
 
 
Foreign Language
 
 
 
TBA
 
 
 
CD or
CAS
 
 
CD ORWELL
CAS 883 HOMER
 
Audio books
 
 
 
TBA
 
 
 
R
 
 
R 031.02 Wo
 
 
Reference (non-fiction
that may not be checked out)
 
 
 
TBA
 
SC
 
 
SC HITCHCOCK
 
Short story Collections
 
 
TBA
 
 
 
920
 
 
920 Sa
 
 
Collected biographies
 
 
TBA
 
 
921
 
 
921 EINSTEIN
 
 
Individual biography
 
 
TBA