Library Basics

Learn what the Libraries have, how to find something, and how to manage it.

Use Search It

Search It is a tool that you can use to search across the library collection. 

Search It Flow Chart

Library of Congress Call Numbers

The books in the Kansas State University Libraries are arranged by Library of Congress Call Numbers. This system separates all knowledge into 21 classes, and some are included below. They are helpful when physically or virtually browsing the library shelves.

A: General Reference Works

B: Philosophy and Religion

C: Auxiliary Science of History

D - F: History

G: Geography, Anthropology, Folklore

H: Social Sciences

J: Political Science

K: Law

L: Education

M: Music

N: Fine Arts

P: Languages and Literature

Q: Sciences

R: Medicine

S: Agriculture

T: Technology

U: Military Science

V: Naval Science

Z: Bibliography, Library Science, Information Resources (General)