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Shelving Locations by Call Number

Following is a list of locations where call number ranges are shelved in the Biomedical Library.  A list of shelving locations by subject is also available online, which shows locations where materials in general subject areas are shelved.


Books Location
A–QY Level Eleven
QZ–VK Level Ten
W2–W 925 Level Ten
WA–WK Level Ten
WL–WY Level Eight
WZ, History of Medicine/Life Sciences Level Nine
Z–ZYZ Level Eight


Journals Location
W1 A–W1 AP Level Seven
W1 AQ–W1 CI Level Six
W1 CL–W1 IN799 Level Five
W1 IN800–W1 J Level Three
W1 K–W1 O Level Two
W1 P–W1 Z Level One
Notes Location
Bound Journals Levels one through three and five through seven
Unbound journals ("Current Issues" in the UCLA Library Catalog record) Journal reading room


Location Explanation
*, **, or *** Oversized item; shelved on south wall of appropriate level
Core Reference Collection Behind the reference desk on the first floor
History and Special Collections Level Nine
Rare, Restricted Request at the History and Special Collections office, in the fourth floor reading room adjacent to stack level nine
Reference Stacks Level Four
Reserves: All Year, Class, or Permanent Request at circulation desk
SRLF (Southern Regional Library Facility) Use the "Request an Item" tab in the UCLA Library Catalog record to request the item