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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

@ 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

Reference = REF

Non-fiction = Dewey Decimal System


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

groups or

categories


This system was invented by a man named Melvil Dewey.

He was a librarian who lived long ago.


Sorting books by subject, what a brilliant idea!!


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.


100s – Philosophy

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


200s – Religion

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


300s – Social Studies

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


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.


400s – Language

Books in this group are about different languages or grammar.


500s – Science

Books in this group are about things from nature.


600s – Technology

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


700s – Arts and Leisure

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


800s – Literature

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


900s – History & Geography

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


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?

Our online card catalog!


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