Items in the library are organized by subject using the Library of Congress classification system.
To browse the Human Services collection, look for items in this call number range:
|HV 40-69 Social Services||HV 4023 -4470 Poor in Cities|
|HV 697-4959 Protection, Assistance and Relief||HV 4480-4630 Mendicancy|
|HV 701-1420 Protection, Assistance and Relief (Children)||HV 5001-5720 Alcoholism|
|HV 1551-3024 People with Disabilities||HV 5800-5840 Drug Habits|
Items in the library are organized by call number. The call number is like an address for the item and allows you to quickly locate items. The call number for each item is listed in its record in the Library Catalog.
Anatomy of a Call Number
|Complete call number.||The first two letters correspond to the subject area; look for these first.||Read the numbers before the dot as a whole number.||A letter follows the dot and the numbers after the dot are read as a decimal.||This is the year the item was published.|