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Pamela Collins

Bristol, RI 02809

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From Catalog to Shelf

How to use the Catalog Book Entry to locate your book on the shelf: 

1.  Write down the Call Number

2.  Match the first part of the call number to the section of the library

  • Call Number ------> Section of the Library 
    • FIC BAS   -------->    FIC - go to the Fiction chapter book shelves
    • E BAS    ---------->    E - go to the Easy Fiction picture book shelves 
    • 92 BAS    ---------->  92 - go to the Biography book shelves near my desk
    • 398.2 BAS  ------>    Dewey Decimal Number - go to the Nonfiction shelves

3.  Match the Call Number to the spine label on the book using alphabetical order or dewey decimal order.  

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