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Call number

A call number is the address of each book or journal within the library. It is like a street address within a city. Call numbers also place books and journals on the same subject next to each other on the shelf. There are several systems of call numbers; for example, the Dewey Decimal Classification System and the Library of Congress Classification System are the two primary systems. The Virginia Tech Libraries use the Library of Congress Classification System, except for US federal government documents. These are shelved according to the Superintendent of Documents (SUDOC) document numbering system.


Instruction

Newman Library fall hours

Sun: open 9:00am*
Mon-Thu: open 24 hours*
Fri: close 8:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 8:00pm

* During 24 hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30am.

Current semester hours

Art + Architecture Library fall hours

Sun, Aug 24: Closed
Mon-Thu, Aug 25-28: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Fri, Aug 29: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sat, Aug 30: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun, Aug 31: 2:00pm - 10:00pm

Current semester hours

NVC Resource Center fall hours

Sun: Closed
Mon-Thu: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Fri: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Current semester hours

Veterinary Medicine Library fall hours

Sun, Aug 24: Closed
Mon-Thu, Aug 25-28: 7:30am - 11:00pm
Fri, Aug 29: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Sat, Aug 30: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sun, Aug 31: 11:00am - 11:00pm

Current semester hours