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Use the call number and collection location of a book to find it on the shelf.

What is the call number?

Call numbers organise books into subject areas using letters and numbers.

The main classification system in Otago libraries is Library of Congress (LC)

The Robertson library also uses the Dewey Decimal system

What is the collection location?

The collection location tells you which library or libraries the book is held in and its availability.

Where do I find the call number and collection location?

You'll find this information in your Library Search | Ketu results.

In this example, the book is available in the Central Library Main collection and the call number begins with HD.

The 'Available in the Library' tab has more information about books held in more than one Library.