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Lusher Charter School: Tulane Resources Guide

A guide for use by students and teachers at Lusher Charter School.

Finding books


To search for books in Tulane libraries, use the library catalog.

TIP: Be sure to check the LOCATION to see which library the book is in (ex. Howard-Tilton, Business, Health Sciences, etc.).

Where in the library? Use the Call Number Floor Guide.

Call numbers


Each item in the library is assigned a Call Number. This acts as an address so you can find the book in the library. Howard-Tilton Library has books on all four floors of the building. Use the first letter of the call number and the table below to figure out which floor the book is located.

Call number Floor
A - BF 5
BH - DA 4
DB - LT & P - PF 3
M - NX 6
PG - QD 2
QE - Z 1


The first letters in call numbers are associated with subject areas.

Letter Subject area
A General Works
B Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
C Auxiliary Sciences of History
D General and Old World History
E History of America
F History of the United States and British, Dutch, French, and Latin America
G Geography, Anthropology, and Recreation
H Social Sciences
J Political Science
K Law
L Education
M Music
N Fine Arts
P Language and Literature
Q Science
R Medicine
S Agriculture
T Technology
U Military Science
V Naval Science
Z Bibliography, Library Science, and General Information Resources

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