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Guide for finding Psychology-related articles, books and psychological tests and measurements

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Understanding Call Numbers

A call number is a combination of letters and numbers which identifies the location and subject matter of books and other library resources. Think of a call number as an address for a book on the library shelf. Be aware that books on similar subjects will appear next to each other. Locate call numbers on the spine of a book or at the upper left-hand corner.

Most academic libraries use the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) system to generate call numbers. Most books in the field of psychology can be found in the following call number ranges:

  • BF

Psychology books housed within WVU's Downtown Campus Library will be on the 4th floor.

If WVU doesn't have the book or journal article you are looking for try E-ZBorrow or InterLibrary Loan.  Both services are free!