|Books in the library have call numbers, which are like addresses for their location on the shelf.|
Let's say you were looking for the book Online Seductions: Falling in Love with Strangers
on the Internet. By searching for the title "online seductions" in the
library catalog, you would find the call number.
If your library uses the Dewey Decimal system, the call number would be 306 .70285 G994 O58.
|306||The 300’s represent the broad category of “Social Sciences.” 306 represents the subject “Culture and Institutions”.|
|.70285||Numbers after the decimal represent the subject of “Relationships”.|
|G994||These represent the author’s name: Gwinnell, Esther.|
|O58||These represents the title: “Online Seductions”.|
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