Except for some special collections like Children's, books in the UA-PTC Libraries are arranged according to the Library Of Congress Classification System. In this system call numbers starting with the letter L indicate books that focus on Education. Some specific call numbers for Early Childhood Education subject areas are below:
Early Childhood Education
|LB1140-1140.5||Preschool Education. Nursery Schools|
|LB1555-1602||Elementary or Public School Education|
Books in the Children's Collection are arranged according to the Dewey Decimal System. This is the same arrangement that you would find in school and public libraries.
Fiction books are arranged in two broad categories as indicated by the beginning of the call number:
E: Easy Reader books for reading to a child. Arranged alphabetically by author with the first three letters of the authors name as the second line of the call number as in:
Fic: Fiction chapter books, which usually have fewer pictures and are designed for independent reading. Arranged alphabetically by author with the first three letters of the authors name as the second line of the call number as in:
Nonfiction books are arranged by subject first, then the author's last name. Call numbers for nonfiction books appear like this:
Below are the basic Dewey Decimal Classification subject divisions:
000 Computer science, information & general works
100 Philosophy & psychology
300 Social sciences
700 Arts & recreation
900 History & geography
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