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How to find Materials in the Wampler Library
 
To find library materials in the Wampler Library, you must first note the location in the catalog record. Locations in the Wampler Library include the Circulating, Oversize, Juvenile, Media, and Reference collections. A floor plan of the Wampler Library is included below.
 
Materials are arranged according to the Library of Congress (LC) call numbers.
The call number is the column of letters and numbers on the spine of the book.
QM
Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by the top line of the call number,
366.2
in numerical order by the second line,
.D97
and in alphabetical then decimal numerical order starting with the third line.
1992
Sometimes call numbers include a year, or a copy or a volume number.

The Library of Congress Classification System uses 21 letters of the alphabet to represent the major branches or classes of knowledge.
A
General Works
B
Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
C
Auxiliary Sciences of History
D
History: General and Old World
E-F
History: Western Hemisphere
G
 Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
H
Social Sciences
J
Political Sciences
K
Law
L
Education
M
Music
N
Fine Arts
P
Language and Literature
Q
Science
R
Medicine
S
Agriculture
T
Technology
U
Military Science
V
Naval Science
Z
Bibliography: Library Science
Wampler Library Floor Plan

Floor Plan
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