A Need for Organization

Imagine you were starting a library and you had a few thousand books, magazines and other materials. How would you organize all those sources so people could easily find things? What if your collection grew to a few million items? Could your collection logically adapt and expand?

Basically, Univeristy Library organizes its collections by subject. These subjects are represented by a call number system called the Library of Congress Classification System (LC). LC uses call numbers that begin with letters.


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