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Finding Books on the Architecture Library Shelves

The Architecture Library uses the Library of Congress Classification system. Click the link to view the charts which will help you familirize yourself with how Architecture materials are arranged within this library.

Architecture-related materials are primarily in the NA section of the library.

Other relevant call number ranges:

  • TH (building and construction)
  • NC (drawing and graphic arts)
  • NK (interior architecture and design)
  • GN (vernacular architecture)
  • E-F (historic preservation)
  • HT (city planning)
  • KF (architecture and law)
  • LB (buildings for education)
  • RA (hospital design), etc. 

Library of Congress Architecture Call Numbers

Adapted and expanded from resource compiled by Clemson University.

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