Answered By: Ming Guang Han
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2015     Views: 448

NUS Libraries like most academic libraries in the world uses the Library of Congress Classification System to classify most items in the collection (exception : the collection in the Law Library). For example Psychology items are usually classed under BF

For a book, call numbers are usually pasted on the spine or the front cover.

The book above has a call number of Z674.75 Int.Us 2007. In most locations, items including books are shelved by Call number.

Note: To find the location of a book, you need to know both the call number and the location of the item (e.g CL Books)

For full listing of call numbers please refer to guide on Call Numbers .  

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