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Reading Call Numbers

What are call numbers for?

The call number is like an address for a book - each piece provides valuable information - much like the house number, street number, and zip code parts of an address.


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Much of the information for this guide was based on the Understanding Call Numbers page by the Honolulu Community College.  Permission was granted to use this information and update it in the LibGuide Format.