Location Code Scheme

Scope

Gives the scheme used to create the unique 4-5 letter library location codes.

Content

1st Position

A Art
B Baker/Berry
C Cook
D Dana
E Sanborn
F Feldberg
K Kresge
M Matthews-Fuller
P Paddock
R Reserves
W Rauner

2nd Position

S Storage (except Rauner)

3rd and 4th Position

GD Government Documents
OF Office
RF Reference
SP Special

5th Position

NOTE Reserved for codes for non-book formats. Books/Stacks locations = blank.

A Phonotape
B Broadside
C Compact Disk
D Dat Tape
E Realia
F Filmstrip
G Microprint
H Microfilm
I Iconography
J Microcard
K Videodisc
L Slide Tape
M Microfiche
N Newspaper
O (oh) Board Game
P Phonodisc
Q Diskette
R Realia
S Slide
T Thesis
U Motion Picture
V Videotape
W Video Game
X VCD
Y DVD-ROM
Z DVD