Classification & Arrangement of Books
All the books in the Library are Classified and Cataloged according to established International standards followed throughout the world. ABP Library follows Library of Congress (LC) Classification scheme. Please read the instructions carefully and follow the procedure for locating the books in the Library.
Cataloging using the LCC is an exact process that requires subject and library knowledge.
Finding books with LC call number is easy.
LC Classification Outline
Every book in the library is given a number to serve as an address for locating the book on the shelf which is called the “Call Number”. The Call Number helps in identifying a book based on the subject to which it belongs. There can be two or more books with the same Call Number. For example, if there are two copies of the same book, then both the books will have the same Call Number. This means that they both belong to the same subject and are supposed to be together in the subject rack.
Sample call number
Call Numbers begin with one or two letter and in very few subject areas three letters.
The “76” indicates special topics in automation.
H94 tells us the this is a book about HTML
M88 represents the last name of the first author.
Shelving and Locating
Dates, Volumes & Copies