Understanding Library Call Numbers
The Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary library uses the Library of Congress classification system like most college and research libraries. This classification system determines how books are organized on the shelf and categorizes them according to predetermined subject headings. When you open a catalog record, you will find the call number listed below the title of the book. This number is also printed on the spine label.
Spine Label on Book
The call number in the catalog is written from left to right on the catalog record and from top to bottom on the spine label. When you are looking for a book, be certain to write down the entire call number and the collection.
Book Record in Catalog
How to Read Call Numbers
The Components of a Call Number
Learn More About the Library of Congress Classification System
Because the call numbers are based on standard subject headings, you should be able to find similar books by browsing the area around a book. CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION
Locating the Books on the Shelf
Supporting the Library
Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary is a 501(c)3 organization. All donations to the institution are tax-deductible. The Goldberg library is actively soliciting donations of biblical and theological books and audio-visual materials. If you are interested in donating to our library, please contact the library staff at 704.334.6882 x104. For your convenience, a donation form can be completed and sent via email to the Library ([email protected]).
Library Wish List
The Director of Library and Archives maintains a wish list on Amazon.com of desired titles and equipment for the Goldberg Library. Please prayerfully consider blessing the library with these items. If you would like to honor someone through your gift, please inform the Director of Library and Archives so that she/he might send you a thank you letter and designate the honoree with a book plate.
Goldberg 1996 Library Club
The Goldberg 1996 Library Club is a tangible way to support God's work at Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary. The Library will develop the 1996 Library Club to attract donors to give via the library website. Donors will be encouraged to give $19.96 to commemorate the year the institution was founded. Donating to this fund supports the operating budget of the library. Moreover, it helps the library update its technologies, add quality books and media, and fund workshops hosted by the library staff. Please email the library ([email protected]) for more information about donating to the Goldberg 1996 Library Club.
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