LC call number classifications organize a collection based on subject. Sometimes a patron might want to browse the collection in an area of interest.
The simplest way to direct them to an area is to find a similar book in catalog.
Using CONSORT to find similar books can give you an idea of the call number range(s) to check.
There are labels in the stacks identifying the subject areas that a shelf contains.
All Government Documents are housed in Andrews Library on the Lower 2 floor. There are some materials in Timken that are gov docs but they are all cataloged by the LC call number system. Here are a few important things to know about documents.