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Browsing Anthropology Books in Geisel Library
The books in Geisel Library are arranged by a system called Library of Congress Classification. The letters and numbers ("CALL NUMBERS") on the label applied to the spine of each book represent this classficiation. The call numbers are used to keep the books in order, arranged by subject and subarranged by author.
The main area for biological anthropology books is on the sixth floor of Geisel Library, in the area with call numbers beginning with the letters GN:
GN49-298 Physical anthropology.
GN62.8-265 Human variation
GN269-279 Race (General)
GN280.7 Man as an animal. Simian traits versus human traits
GN281-289 Human evolution
GN282-286.7 Fossil man. Human paleontology
GN296-296.5 Medical anthropology
Books on primates/primatology are found in both libraries at UCSD (Geisel and Biomedical) in the call number range beginning with QL.