LRC Call Number Key

Youth Collection:

  • YF = Fiction (chapter books)
  • YE = Fiction (picture books) 
  • YEC = Early Childhood books (board books, etc.)
  • Y# = Nonfiction (ex. Y 322)

Professional Collection:

  • Edu. = Education
  • Lib.S. = Library Science
  • E. Chi. Ed. = Early Childhood Education
  • Hea. = Health
  • Ele. L.A. = Elementary Language Arts
  • Sec. L.A. = Secondary Language Arts
  • Ele. S.S. = Elementary Social Studies
  • Sec. S.S. = Secondary Social Studies
  • Math = Math
  • Sci. = Science
  • Fam. Cons. Sci.  = Family & Consumer Science
  • Arts = Art, Music, and Theater
  • For. L.A. = Foreign Language
  • Phys. Ed. = Physical Education

Basic Searching for Children's and Young Adult Books in the LRC

STEP 1: Choose advanced search from the library's website

 

STEP 2: Enter your search terms and use the limiters to restrict results to only LRC books.

 

 

STEP 3: In your results, note the call number and availability of the book. 

 

STEP 4 (OPTIONAL):  Use the Request It option to get the item through our Library Express service. We will pull the item check it out to you, and have it waiting for you on a shelf near the library's main desk. If you qualify, you may also request that the item be mailed to your home.

Finding Materials in the LRC

Book resources

 

 

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