Subject headings are words used to describe the main ideas (the subject or topic) of an item. All books on the same topic will be assigned the same subject heading.
When you see a print book you're interested in, how do you retrieve it and check it out?
Think of the call number--circled below in red--as the 'address' of the book.
Tulane Libraries use call numbers following the Library of Congress (LC) classification system. Watch the below video from the Storms Research Center at the University of Valley Forge to learn how the LC system works.
And check out this video on using the MAP IT feature to find a book in our stacks:
When you find the book/s you're looking for, you can check them out on the 1st floor of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library.