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Unformatted text preview: Unit two is about learning about call numbers and locations, and submission information. Montgomery College uses the Dewey Decimal system to classify its books in its libraries. Every item that the library owns and that we can borrow has a call number. The call numbers are all organized by categories. For example, World History is listed as D, education is under L, and music is under M. Call numbers are used to keep items on similar topics together. These call numbers are also used to enable the library staff to keep items in order to that we can find things quickly. The call numbers have sub categories as well. For example, science is listed as Q. Since chemistry is a science, it is listed as D, so the call number is QD. The number that follows that specifies what category goes under the previous one. Biology is QH. Genetics is 437. So far, the whole call number we have is QH 437. After this comes the author and then the year of publications. Thus, we have a call number....
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- Fall '08
- Library classification, Dewey Decimal Classification, Montgomery College, Chenette Professor Abdullah, MC Rockville library