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What is a "Call Number"?

A "call number" is a combination of characters assigned to a library book to indicate its place on a shelf.

(source: merriam-webster.com)

Subject Guide to Call Numbers--Foreign & Int'l.

SUBJECT CALL NUMBER RANGE
Abortion K5181
Administrative law K3400 - K3431
Antitrust K3850
Banking K1066 - K1089
Bankruptcy K1370 – K1395
Canada KE1 - KEZ5002
Canon law KBU2 - KBU4820
KBR2 - KBR4090 (History of)
Children—Legal status K639
China KNN1 - KNQ9665
Civil procedure K2201 - K2385 (Comparative)
K7611 - K7690 (Int’l)
Conflict of laws K7000 - K7720
Constitutional law K3154
Contracts K840 - K920
Copyright K1411 - K1490
Corporations K1311 - K1366
Criminal law K5011 - K5320
Criminal procedure K5401 - K5580
Dispute resolution K2390
Energy law K3981 - K3992
Environmental K3581 - K3597
Europe KJ1 - KKZ49999
Evidence K2261 - K2292
Family law K670 - K709
Feminist jurisprudence K349
France KJV2 - KJW9600
Gov./Public contracts K884 - K920
Health/Medical law K3601 - K3611
Human rights K3236-K3268 (Law)
JC571-JC605 (Political science)
Immigration K3275
India KNS1 - KNS1800
Insurance K1241 - K1287
Int’l trade K3941 - K3947
Islamic law KBP1 - KBP4860
Japan KNX0 - KNX2935
Jewish law KBM1 - KBM4855
Jurisprudence K201 - K487
Labor and employment K1701 - K1841
Latin America KG1 - KGZ482
Law of the sea KZA1002 - KZA5205
Legal history K140 - K170
Legal research K85 - K89
Legal writing K94
LLM Theses AS36.G3 [Historic Storage]
Patents K1501 - K1544 (Comparative & Int’l)
T201 - T342 (Technological)
Professional responsibility/Legal ethics K123 - K130
Property K720 - K792
Public international law KZ2 - KZ6795
Real estate K736 - K780
Remedies K2315 - K2360
Roman law KJA56 - KJA4999
Secured transactions K1100 - K1109
Securities K1114 - K1115
Social security K1900 - K1910
Space law KZD1002 - KZD6715
Tax K4456 - K4590
Torts K923 - K968
Trademarks K1551 - K1568
Trade regulation K3840 - K3862
Trial practice K2251 - K2255
Trusts and estates K795 - K798
United Kingdom KD51 - KD9500
Women—Legal status K644

Call Numbers by Floor

Call # Range Floor
K 1-30 Lower Level 2 (LL2)
A-KEQ Stack Level 2 (SL2)
KF-KFZ Stack Level 3 (SL3)
KG-ZA Stack Level 1 (SL1)
Ready Reference Library (1st Floor)
Reference Library (1st Floor)
Course Reserve Library (1st Floor)
Reserve Library (1st Floor)
Historic Lower Level 2 (LL2)
Historic Storage Ask at Reference Desk
Rare Books Ask at Reference Desk
Storage & Uncat Storage Ask at Reference Desk