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Children's Literature and Resources

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Reading Dewey call numbers

How to read a dewey call number

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Dewey call number classification

Off-campus access to databases

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300