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Juvenile Literature: Find Books

How to Find a Book

  • Check CUNY+ library catalog for the item location.
    The divisional libraries at CCNY are:
          Cohen     
          Science/Engineering
          Music
          Architecture
          Center for Worker Education (CWE)
  • On the shelves the books are arranged by CALL NUMBER.
    The CALL NUMBERS are arranged alphabetically and numerically within each class of books.
  • Compare the first letter of the CALL NUMBER with the listings on the LOCATION CHART below. Click on a letter to view the floor plan and shelving location:
Call numbers
beginning with:
Location:
ABC Cohen 3
D Cohen 4
E, F Cohen 5
GN-GV  Cohen 3
GA-GC, GE Science/Engineering
H Cohen 3
J, K  Cohen 2
JUV (Children's Books) Cohen 3
L-LCLC Cohen 3
M (History) Cohen 4
M (Music) Music
N-NE, NK, NX (Art) Cohen 5
N (History) Cohen 4
NA Architecture
O Cohen 4
P Cohen 4
Q, R, S Science/Engineering
SB Architecture
T-TG Science/Engineering
TH Architecture
TJ-TP 789 Science/Engineering
TP 790-823 Cohen 5
TP 824-1200 Science/Engineering
TR Cohen 5
TS-TT 160 Science/Engineering
TT 161-999 Cohen 5
TX Science/Engineering
U Cohen 3
UN Science/Engineering
V Cohen 3
X Cohen 4
Y Circulation Desk (Cohen 2)
Z Cohen 4
3 Special Collections (Cohen 5)
4 or 9 Circulation Desk (Cohen 2)
7 Juvenile Collection (Cohen 3)
Atlas and Maps Cohen 2
Reference Reference Collection (Cohen 2)
Biography Reference Cohen 2
Call numbers starting or ending with: X Circulation Desk (Cohen 2) 
Call numbers containing: "Thesis" Circulation Desk (Cohen 2) 
Bound Periodicals A-B Reference Collection (Cohen 2); C-Z Cohen 1

Microforms - Found opposite the reference desk

Cohen 2
Reserve Circulation Desk (Cohen 2)
Closed Stacks Circulation Desk (Cohen 2)
New York State & City Documents Cohen 2
Oversize Circulation Desk (Cohen 2)
Special Collections / Archives Cohen 5
Government Documents Cohen 2 & Science/Engineering
Government Documents Map Drawer Cohen 2
U.N. Documents Cohen 2
U.S. Serial Set Cohen 2

CCNY Library Catalog

Search the library catalog for books available at CCNY and other CUNY libraries.


Tutorials

Step-by-step examples of how to use the Library Catalog.

Reading Call Numbers