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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2015     Views: 124

The John C. Pace Library uses the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System to catalog and shelve its books and periodicals. Library of Congress (LC) call numbers are alphanumeric and the first part of the call number begins with letters that represent the 21 subject divisions of the LC system.

For detailed instructions on how to read call numbers, visit our Reading Call Numbers tutorial page.