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call number

n.
A number used in libraries to classify a book and indicate its location on the shelves.

call number

n
(Library Science & Bibliography) the number given to a book in a library, indicating its shelf location. Also called: call mark

call′ num`ber


n.
a number, letter, symbol, or combination of these, indicating the specific location of a work in a library.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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Noun1.call number - a mark consisting of characters written on a bookcall number - a mark consisting of characters written on a book; used to indicate shelf location
mark - a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
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And a Call Number helps in a similar way when you're searching to find the right book.
After learning how the library media center is organized through use of a call number system, students can apply this knowledge within any library setting to help them locate materials.
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