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When you search the catalogue you will identify books or other items you may wish to locate. The catalogue provides a call number for each item found. The call number is the "address" of the item in the Library and indicates where it can be found on the shelf. Each call number is unique.

What does the call number mean?

808.042 CLAN 1997
"Essay Writing for Students" by John Clanchy
808.042
CLAN
1997
Dewey decimal
classification number
for the subject
'Report Writing'
First four letters
of authors name
or the title
Year of
Publication
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