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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.
Search features enable users to choose between Simple, Browse, or Power search options; they also provide clear definitions with examples of each search type; and provide other search options such as by word, author, title, publisher, subject, year, ISSN/ISBN, and call number prefix and/or call number.
The nearest we would have to that is the local call number, which means that people can ring from anywhere in the country for the price of a local call.
OCLC will locate the matching records and also extract an LC classification call number from the bibliographic record.
It also provides an excellent opportunity for a basic introduction to how a library is organized through a call number system.
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