Call number

Call number,

Definition of Call number:

  1. A mark, especially a number, on the spine of a library book, or listed in the librarys catalog, indicating the books location in the library.

  2. Alphanumeric code that uniquely identifies and indicates the location (address) of an item in a librarys collection. Call numbers are marked usually on the spine of the item and correspond with the numbers in the catalog of the librarys collection. Some libraries use library of congress classification (LC Number) in which the call number begins with letters, other libraries use Dewey Decimal method in which the call number begins with numerals.

How to use Call number in a sentence?

  1. You should always jot down any call number that is given to you so that you can have it when the time comes.
  2. Searches can be made for specific materials through the call number, which indicates the location of the book.
  3. I wanted to know what the call number was, so I could call them and give them a piece of my mind for what they did.
  4. If you need to be able to reference something quickly in the future you should assign it a call number so its easy to find.

Meaning of Call number & Call number Definition