Source: University of Arkansas Libraries
Read the call number line by line
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
Read the second line as a whole number
1, 2, 3, 10, 55, 100, 142, 184, 201, 2000, 2450, 3000, ... 9999
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
Finally, read the year the book was published
1984, 1992, 1997, 2001, 2008,...
1. Search the SLU Libraries Catalog by title, author, subject, or keyword.
2. When you find a book, make note of its current status (checked out or available), library location, and call number. Pius Library location links are clickable and lead to a call number location guide.
3. Go to the appropriate library and floor to retrieve your book and check it out at the library's circulation desk with your SLU ID.