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You have seen that Library Search gives a location and a call number.
e.g. Location Barr Smith Library and Main Collection
To find physical locations and books, you can start at the Research Help Desk.
Follow the ceiling signs and door signs on each level to find the collection and call number.
The 610s are on Level 2 below Hub Central..
BSL Main collection
If you see BSL on Library documents it means Barr Smith Library (i.e. not the separate campus or branch libraries).
Level 1 of the Main Collection has call numbers 001 - 599 which includes most science books and journals.
Level 2 has call numbers 600 - 999 which includes most medicine and dentistry books.
Signs on the ends of shelves at the main aisles of the Main Collection indicate call number ranges found within that row of shelves.
Rows are divided into 1 metre wide bays. Read call numbers from left to right beginning at the top shelf and going to the bottom shelf of one bay before moving to the top shelf of the next bay.
Other Barr Smith Library Collections
There are several smaller collections within the Barr Smith Library:
Joint Library Store (URRSA) is in a building on the Flinders University campus, containing The University of Adelaide Library's less used books and journals. You can Request books or journals from Joint Library Store. You can collect items requested before 12 noon, after 3:30 pm the same week day from the shelves to the north of the Research Help Desk. Alternatively, you can visit the Joint Store on any working weekday between 12 noon and 5 pm. Ask at the BSL Research Help Desk for details of the Joint Library Store location and how to request items.
Several other libraries are in separate buildings or on separate campuses:
Intercampus loans of books are available from Roseworthy and Waite. Ask at the Research Help Desk for details.
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