Call-number



a number, letter, symbol, or combination of these, indicating the specific location of a work in a library, especially the combination of the classification symbol and the designation for the author.
Historical Examples

Papers and Proceedings of the Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Library Association Held at Ottawa, Canada June 26-July 2, 1912 Various
A Library Primer John Cotton Dana
A Library Primer John Cotton Dana
A Library Primer John Cotton Dana
A Library Primer John Cotton Dana
A Library Primer John Cotton Dana
A Library Primer John Cotton Dana
A Library Primer John Cotton Dana

noun
the number given to a book in a library, indicating its shelf location Also called call mark

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