Answered By: Ming Guang Han
Last Updated: Aug 14, 2019     Views: 565

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 Central Library Books)

 

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

 
 

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