# Shelver Applicant Test

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Section A

Look at the following of call numbers. If both call numbers in the pair are the same write a S in the parenthesis. If they are different, write a D.

Example: HM 132.G37 (S) (D)

 1 AP101.B89 A9v.1. AP101.B89 A9v.1 2 HQ721.A81962 HQ721.A81966 3 DS379.B16v.6 DS379.B16v.6 4 KJ3501.H45 KJ3501.H45 5 S262.A8 SB262.A8 6 LB1050.K3 P19 LB1050.K3 P19 7 TT2833.H61 TT2833.H16 8 PQ8456.B321 PQ8456.B321 9 FKL C78.U7 L4 C78.U7 L4 10 NK812.J84v.3 NK812.J84v.1 11 F83.G8 F83.H2 12 J1.V6 P7 J1.V6 R7 13 Z2634.M2 Z2654.M2 14 MN893.W92 NM893.W92

Section B

One of your many duties as a Library Assistant will be to place books in call number order so that they may easily be reshelved. This process is called routing and these exercises will give you some practice routing books by their call numbers. In each of the ten separate exercises, arrange the call number from lowest to highest giving the lowest call number a number of 1 and the highest call number a number of 5.

Example:(2) PN 12
.E3
(1) PN 1
.A8
(4) PN 58
.J6
(3) PN 14
.G17
(5) PN 203
.H2

 Exercise 1: E83.5.L2 E18.H9 E832.J21 E738.I9 E79.8.G9 Exercise 2: BR206.A2693 BR206.B4 BR206.A3 BR206.A27 BR206.A2 Exercise 3: Q523.G31 Q23.O8 Q32.O8 Q526.A9 Q632.H9 Exercise 4: PR803.P56 PR803.P65 PR830.P56 PR813.5.P56 P813.5.P65 Exercise 5: DT1261.C26 DT1261.B7 DT1261.A9 DT1261.E13 DT1261.D94 Exercise 6: JA102.A213 JA102.A21 JA105.5.D3884 JA105.5.D39 JA 106.H2 Exercise 7: GV201.A8 B3 GV201.B6 L9 GV201.A8 Z2 GV201.B6 M6 GV201.A8 C4 Exercise 8: PG269.G4 A42 PG269.G4 A3 PG269.G4 A31 PG269.G4 A285 PG269.G4 A9 Exercise 9: N103.5.A31 N1036.A28 N10.H5 N503.S8 N6901.G4 Exercise 10: JK210.A91947v.3 JK210.A91962v.1 JK210.A91947 v.2 JK210.A91947v.1 JK210.A9v.2

Section C

Each of the following pairs of call numbers belong to a different floor. Examine each pair of call numbers and then write the number of the floor on the preceding line.
 AP 1.J5v.84 GR 1256.U7 I9 ThesisSB 21.E30 FKLBQ 7673 .P32 Tib-DBQ 7673.P32 PT 1155.F68v.2 PQ 7100.D536no.91-96 PG 3476.T76Z663 HN 20.P2F81 O.C.PL 2250.W48v. 22-23 Ref.PN 7000.B588 BL 1675.A1 A25v.22c.3 Slav Ref.Z 2495.S73 DT 878.Z9 R28c.3 Gov. Pubs W 7.16/2:71 UGSPA 2344.Z5 C5 L 245.A22 PQ 1452.F23 R61988 Secure AreaPN 701.J23 BX 234.D86H2 AC 5.N349T12

Last Updated: July 25th, 2012
Conceptual Design by: D. Dallis
Code by: A Breeze, D. Allen