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More about call numbers

Depending on the type or format of the item, the call number may include a code or prefix to indicate its location within the library collection. This prefix will also give you an idea of the type or format of the item, as libraries hold a large number of resources in addition to standard books. The following are some examples from a range of codes a library may use.

S Serial K Law PAM Pamphlet
J Journal F Folio THESIS Theses
Q Quarto E Elephant RB Rare Book
R Reference AV Audio Visual A Australian Literature
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