Main Library

Example: Main Library HQ1410 .U54 2009

For locations other than "Main Library," see the locations list below the table.

For more information about the call number system, see our "About Call Numbers" page.

Call Number Main Library Location
A - B 9999 1st floor, Ocean Side
BC - BX 2nd floor, Ocean Side
C - F 4th floor, Ocean Side
G - GE 2nd floor, Mountain Side
GF - HC 79 P 4th floor, Ocean Side
Behind Ocean Side Elevators
HC 79 R - HX 4th floor, Ocean Side
J - JX 233 6th floor, Ocean Side
Behind Ocean Side Elevators
JX 234 - L 6th floor, Ocean Side
M Music Library
Music Building, 2nd floor
Enter on 1st floor
N Art & Architecture
P - PJ 6th floor, Ocean Side
PK - PN 6011 7th floor, Ocean Side
Behind Ocean Side Elevators
PN 6012 - PR 3999 7th floor, Ocean Side
PR 4000 - PZ 8th floor, Ocean Side
Q - V 2nd floor, Mountain Side
Z 2nd floor, Mountain Side

Locations other than Main Library

Example: Feminist Studies HQ1410 .U54 2009

  • Andelson Collection: 2nd floor, Ocean Side, Ethnic & Gender Studies
  • Annex: Off campus storage
  • Art & Architecture:  1st floor, Mountain Side
  • Asian American Studies:  2nd floor, Ocean Side, Ethnic & Gender Studies
  • Black Studies:  2nd floor, Ocean Side, Ethnic & Gender Studies
  • California Ethnic & Multicultural Archives:  3rd Floor, Mountain Side, Special Research Collections
  • Coleccion Tloque Nahuaque:  2nd floor, Ocean Side, Ethnic & Gender Studies 
  • Current Serials:  1st floor, Mountain Side
  • Curriculum Resources:  2nd floor, Ocean Side
  • East Asian:  5th floor, Ocean Side
  • Ethnic & Gender Studies:  2nd floor, Ocean Side
  • Feminist Studies: 2nd floor, Ocean Side, Ethnic & Gender Studies
  • Government Information:   2nd floor Ocean Side & 2nd floor Mountain Side
  • In Process:  New items on the way to the book shelves. Request these from the library catalog.
  • Juvenile Media:  2nd floor, Ocean Side
  • Map & Imagery Lab:  1st floor, Ocean Side, lower level
  • Media Collection:  2nd floor, Ocean Side
  • Microform Collection:  2nd floor, Ocean Side
  • Music Library:  Music Building
  • Native American Studies:  2nd floor, Ocean Side, Ethnic & Gender Studies
  • Newspapers:  1st floor, Mountain Side
  • On Order:  Items ordered for the library that have not yet arrived
  • Oversize:  Oversize books are shelved at beginning of call number
  • Reference:  1st floor, Mountain Side, across from the Services Desk
  • Reserves Book Service:  1st floor, Paseo, Services Desk
  • Sciences & Engineering:   2nd floor, Mountain Side
  • Services Desk: 1st floor, Paseo, near west entrance
  • Special Research Collections:  3rd floor, Mountain Side
  • Southern Regional Library Facility (SRLF): Off campus storage.
  • Stacks:  Book shelves for open browsing