Call Numbers & Location Guide

Use the call number of an item to figure out its location.

Library branches

The first part of the call number describes its library branch location using a specific code.

Call # codeBranch location
AndersonMD Anderson Library
Arch & ArtArch & Art Library
MusicMusic Library
Health SciencesHealth Sciences Library

MD Anderson Library call numbers

MD Anderson Library, the main campus library at UH, has items throughout its 8 floors and 4 wings. It has its own set of location codes as well.

Call # rangeLocation
A-B8th Floor Blue
C7th Floor Blue
D-DR7th Floor Blue
DS-DZ & E6th Floor Blue
F-G5th Floor Brown
H-HD83995th Floor Brown
HD8400-HQ7695th Floor Blue
HQ770-HZ99994th Floor Brown
J-LC4th Floor Brown
LD-NX99994th Floor Brown
P-PN4th Floor Blue
PQ-PS3rd Floor Brown
PT-QA199.993rd Floor Blue
PZ
(exclusive to Juvenile Coll)
3rd Floor Gold
QA200-QC99993rd Floor Gold
QD-QL3rd Floor Gold
QM-R2nd Floor Brown
S2nd Floor Brown
T-TJ2nd Floor Brown
TK1-7804.92nd Floor Brown
TK7805-99992nd Floor Blue
TL-ZA99992nd Floor Blue
Call # codeLocation
Access ServicesService Desk or
*per item type
Archives2nd Floor Red
Bound JournalsBasement Red
Current JournalsBasement Red
General CollSee General Coll
Service / Info Desk1st Floor Red
Juvenile Coll3rd Floor Gold
Leisure Reading1st Floor Red
Map CollectionBasement Red
*MicroformsBasement Red
*Media Collection: CD, DVD, VHS1st Floor Red
*Newspapers1st Floor Red
ReservesService Desk
Spec Coll2nd Floor Red
Textbook Coll3rd Floor Gold
Thesis Coll3rd Floor Gold
TX DocumentsBasement Red
US DocumentsBasement Red