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Chinese: Library of Congress Call Numbers

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LC Call Number Facts

Book:

American public discourse : a multicultural perspective / edited by Ronald K. Burke.
Published Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c1992. Description xi, 328 p. ; 24 cm.

Call Number as seen in Library Catalog:  E184.A1 A6365 1992

Call Number as seen on book    

 Call Number Description

 

Tips for Locating a Call Number on Shelf

Read the call number line by line

E
Read first line in alphabetical order

A, B, BF, BS, C, D, E, F, G, GN, ...L, LA, LB, LC, ... M, ML, MT, N, P, PA, PN, Q, QA, QB, QC, QD, ..., Z

184
Read the second line as a whole number

1, 2, 3, 10, 55, 100, 142, 184, 201, 2000, 2450, 3000, ... 9999

.A1
Read the letter on the third (and possibly fourth) line first, then read the number as a decimal

.A1 = A, then .1

.M45 = M, then .45

1992
Finally, read the year the book was published

1984, 1992, 1997, 2001, 2008,...

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