Library of Congress Call Numbers - Library
Consult the Library Catalog to locate the book's call number. The call number is like the book's address telling you where to locate a specific book on the shelf e.g. HF5549.5.I6 S6 2006.
If you are familiar with the Dewey Decimal system, a system which divides knowledge into 10 number categories, our call numbers will look strange to you.
The OSU-Tulsa Library uses the Library of Congress system, a system which divides knowledge into 21 alphabetical categories.
A General Works
B - BX Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
C Auxiliary Sciences of History
D History: General and Old World
E - F History: America
G Geography, Maps, Anthropology, Recreation
HB - HC Economics
HG - HJ Finance
HM - HN Sociology
HQ Social Groups
HS Societies, Clubs
HV Social Pathology
J Political Science
LA History of Education
LB Theory and Practice of Education
LC Special Aspects of Education, Education For Special Classes of People
N Fine Arts
P Language and Literature
Q Science, Math and Computer Science
R Medicine, Public Health and Nursing
T Technology, Engineering and Industrial Safety
U Military Science
V Naval Science
Z Library Science
Now let's look at our call number again: HF5549.5.I6 S6 2006
HF tells us that it is written about a Social Sciences subject in the area of Commerce .
5549.5 tells us that this book is concerned with personnel management .
2006 is the year the book was published.
The call numbers are posted on the ends of the shelves to guide you to the correct area. If you can't find the book you want, please ask for assistance.