Michigan State University

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 Basement West (Room WG-7)
B-BR Basement West (Room WG-7)
BS-BX, C Basement West
D, E 2 East
F, G1-G999 3 East
G1000-G9999 3 West (Map Library)
GA-GV, H, J 3 East
L 4 East
M, ML, MT, N 4 West (Fine Arts Library)
P 4 East
Q-QC 2 West
QD-QR Basement West
R-RG137.6 Basement West
RG138-RZ Basement Center
S Basement Center
T (except TR), U, V, Z Basement East
TR 4 West (Fine Arts Library)

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Other MSU Main Library Locations:
(Displayed in the "Location" field of Catalog records)
Shelved on this Floor/Wing
Africana Reference 2 East
Browsing 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
Fine Arts (Art, Music) 4 West
Funding Center/Career Collection 1 East
Government Documents (Census, Michigan) 1 East
Government Documents (U.S.) 3 West
Maps 3 West
Microforms 2 West
Oversize Collection  Basement Center
Planning Reports Collection 3 West
Reference/Consulting Reference 1 East
Reserves  1 Center
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
Law Library MSU Law College Building, (517) 432-6860
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections 101 Conrad Hall, (517) 355-2330
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 the 1st floor or pick up a red phone located throughout the building to call the Patron Services Desk for assistance.

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

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