Call Number Location Chart

Bobst Library Call Number Location Chart

Call numbers identify the physical location of an item in the collection.


The chart shows where each letter is shelved in Bobst Library. Click on the floor links to get a map of the floor and call number locations on that floor, and the subject area of the Call Number.


NYU Libraries use the Library of Congress system, in which the call number always begins with a letter of the alphabet (The letter broadly identifies the item's subject matter).


 If you need assistance locating materials, please ask at the reference or circulation desks on the 1st floor, IM us at AskBobst, or text us at 646-265-1342.
Call NumberFloor
A, B, C, D–DS, Oversized A-C 4th floor
DT-DZ, E, F, G, H-HA, Oversized D-HA 6th floor
HB-HZ, J, K, L 7th floor
M 2nd floor
P 8th floor
N, Q, R, S, T, U, V, Z 9th floor
Study Collection Mezz
Avery Fisher Center 2nd floor
British Parliamentary Papers 8th floor north
Children's Literature 6th floor
East Asian Materials 10th floor
Fales & Special Collections 3rd floor
Journals & Newspapers, Current Issues 3rd floor
Leisure Books LL1, LL2
Reserve Collection Circulation & Reserve Services desk, 1st floor
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Tamiment & Wagner Labor Archives 10th floor
University Archives  10th floor
U.S., UN, & International Documents  6th floor

*All oversized books are housed on the same floor as their regular-sized counterparts except on the 4th floor (oversized A-C) and on the 6th floor (oversized D-F).



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