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Call Numbers

Use these call numbers to browse Geology books in Simpson Library:

QE 1 – 350.62 = General Geology

QE 351 – 399.2 = Mineralogy

QE 420 – 499 = Petrology

QE 500 – 639.5 = Dynamic & Structural Geology

QE 521 – 545 = Volcanoes and Earthquakes

QE 601 – 613.5 = Structural Geology

QE 640 – 699 = Stratigraphy

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Locating Books on the Shelves

When you find a physical book in Primo, write down its call number, and then go to the shelves.

To use call numbers, read them from the top down.

A label on the spine of a book, displaying the call number PR 8875 .P46 1999

For example, here's how you'd find this book:

  • First, follow the alphabet to the PR section of the library.
  • Next, within the PR section, look in numerical order for 8875.
  • Next, within the books numbered 8875, look in alphabetical and numerical order for .P46.
  • (1999 is the year the book was published.)