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Cataloging: Fundamentals of the NLM® Classification

Module 3—Components of NLM Call Numbers

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Basic Components

  • An NLM call number consists of the following basic components when applicable
    • Classification number
    • Table G number (geographic notation)
    • Cutter number
    • Workmark
    • Volume or issue number
    • Year of publication
    • Supplement number
    • Year of supplement


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