Michigan State University

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MSU Libraries Call Number Locations

NOTE: Due to ongoing space renovations in the Main Library, actual call number locations may vary from list. Please visit the nearest service desk for assistance.

MSU Main Library Location -  
Call Number begins with:
Shelved on this Floor/Wing:
A-BR Basement West (Room WG-7)
BS-C, D, E, F Basement West
G (except G1000-G9999) Basement West
G1000-G9999 2 East (Map Library)
H-HC106.5 Basement West
HC106.6-HZ, J-JZ Basement Center
K Business Library, 50 Law College
L 4 East
M 4 West (Music Library)
P 4 East
Q, R-RB Basement Center
RC - Z (except TR) Basement East
N, TR 3 West (Art Library)

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Other MSU Main Library Locations:
(Displayed in the "Location" field of Catalog records)
Shelved on this Floor/Wing
Area Studies Reference 2 East
Art Library 3 West
Browsing 1 East
Careers Collection 1 East
Cesar Chavez Collection 1 West
Children & Young Adult's Literature Collection 2 West
Current Periodicals 2 West
Kline Digital & Multimedia Center 4 West
Faculty Book Collection 1 West
Funding Center 1 East
Government Documents (Census, Michigan) 1 East
Government Documents (U.S.) 3 West
Maps 2 East
Microforms 2 West
Music Library 4 West
MSU Collection 1 East
Oversize Collection  3 West
Planning Report Collection 2 East
Reference/Consulting Reference 1 East
Reserves (at CirculationDesk) 1 Center
Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections 1 East
Travel Collection 1 East
Turfgrass Information Center 3 West
Vincent Voice Library 4 West

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Other MSU Libraries' Locations - On Campus
(displayed in the "Location" field of the Catalog records)
Location (Room and Building)
Business Library 50 Law College Building, (517) 355-3380
James Madison Library South Case Hall
MSU Archives and Historical Collections 101 Conrad Hall, (517) 355-2330
Schaefer Law Library MSU Law College Building, (517) 432-6860
Other MSU Libraries' Locations - Off Campus
(displayed in the "Location" field of the Catalog records)
Location (Address)
Gull Lake Library Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, Michigan (269) 671-2310
Library of Michigan/Archives of Michigan  702 W. Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, Michigan (517-373-1300)

Have questions about using the Library of Congress Call Numbers to find the book on the shelf?
Go to the Reference Desk on 1 East or pick up a red phone located throughout the building to call the Circulation Desk for assistance.

Interested in browsing? Use the Library of Congress Classification Schedule to find books by general subject area.

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