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The Kathryn A. Martin Library uses the Library of Congress Classification System to organize our collections. The books are found on the third floor (A-L) and fourth floor (M-Z).
Let's look at an example. Take the book Colorblind Injustice: minority voting rights and the undoing of the Second Reconstruction, by J. Morgan Kousser.
The call number will look like this in the Library Catalog: JK1924 .K68 1999
But it will look like this on the spine of the book:
The important thing to remember is that you read the call number from the top down.
Check with a Librarian if you need assistance.