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Research 101. @ Your AMHS Library ! (Part Deux ). By PresenterMedia.com. Spine Label. Tells you the address of the book! (Call number) Two parts Section of library the book is located First 3 letters of author’s last name. Call Numbers. Fiction = FIC Biography = 92 Graphic Novel = GN

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Research 101

Research 101

@ Your AMHS Library!

(Part Deux)

By PresenterMedia.com


Spine label

Spine Label

  • Tells you the address of the book! (Call number)

  • Two parts

    • Section of library the book is located

    • First 3 letters of author’s last name


Call numbers

Call Numbers

Fiction = FIC

Biography = 92

Graphic Novel = GN

Reference = REF

Non-fiction = Dewey Decimal System


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The Dewey Decimal System is a tool used to sort books into:

groups or

categories


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This system was invented by a man named Melvil Dewey.

He was a librarian who lived long ago.


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Sorting books by subject, what a brilliant idea!!


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000s – General Works

Books that fit in this group have many different subjects in them.

This is also where books on unexplained subjects would be found.


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100s – Philosophy

Books that fit in this group tell about how we think and feel.


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200s – Religion

Books in this group tell about different religions or stories from the bible.


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300s – Social Studies

Books in this group tell about how people live together, and also discusses controversial issues in society.


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Fairy tales and folk tales are also placed in the 300s.

Many were written to teach a lesson about behavior and..

That’s social studies.


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400s – Language

Books in this group are about different languages or grammar.


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500s – Science

Books in this group are about things from nature.


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600s – Technology

This group has books that are about man-made things.


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700s – Arts and Leisure

Books in this group are about things we do for fun.


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800s – Literature

Books in this group are stories, plays, or poetry.


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900s – History & Geography

Books in this group tell about events of the past and countries of the world.


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Remember, nonfiction call numbers are placed in number order first, so that means all of the books about the same subject end up near each other on the shelf.


I m ready where can i look for books

I’m ready – where can I look for books?

Our online card catalog!


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