Regenstein Call Number and Collections Guide

Bookstacks Call Number Guide

Below is the call number guide to collections in Regenstein's bookstacks. To view floorplans with locations of each class, click on the link for a given floor.

Call Number Floor
A B East
B 4th Floor
C - F 2nd Floor
ƒ (folio/oversized) see note below
G B East
H (see service alert below) B West
J B East
L 5th Floor
sM, M - N 3rd Floor
P - PM 4th Floor
PN - PZ 3rd Floor
Q - Z (see service alert below) B East
East Asian Collections
East Asian/CJK A - Z 5th Floor
Harvard Yenching/CJK 5th Floor
WCJK 5th Floor

ƒ (folio/oversized): A lowercase ƒ prefix before a call number denotes a folio/oversized item. Folios on the 2nd - 5th floors are shelved at the south end of those floors. Folios on the B Level are shelved in a separate sequence near their class.

Service Alert - B Level Compact Shelving

Bay 40 of the compact shelving on the B Level is currently out of service. 

The following call number ranges are affected:

  • Z 228 - Z 1007
  • ƒ U 1 - ƒ Z 119

If you need a book from these call number ranges, please click the "Can't find it?" link in the Library Catalog.

Items are retrieved once daily and placed on hold for pickup at Regenstein Circulation.

The compact shelving will be repaired as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Reading Room Collections Guide

Below is the guide to collections in Regenstein's Reading Rooms. To view floorplans with locations of each collection, click on the link for a given floor.

Collection Floor
Classics Reading Room Collection (Room 470) 4th Floor
Current Periodicals and Newspapers 2nd Floor
East Asian Art Collection (Room 420) 4th Floor
East Asian Reference & Current Periodicals (Room 520) 5th Floor
General Reference Collection A - L: 2nd Floor
M - Z, xƒ*: 3rd Floor
Graduate Career Development Resources Collection 1st Floor
Judaica Reference 4th Floor
K-12 Curriculum Materials Collection (Room 505) 5th Floor
Map Collection (Room 370) 3rd Floor
Microforms Collection 3rd Floor
Middle Eastern Reference & Current Periodicals 5th Floor
Reference Desk Collection 1st Floor
Religion and Ancient Near East Reference 4th Floor
Slavic and East European Reference 4th Floor
Southern Asian Reference & Current Periodicals 5th Floor
Video/DVD Collection A - PN 1992: 3rd Floor
PN 1993 - Z: 2nd Floor

*xƒ (elephant folio/extremely oversized): A lowercase xƒ prefix before a call number denotes an elephant folio/extremely oversized item. Elephant folios in the Reading Room collections are shelved at the end of the A - Z run. in the case of the General Reference Collection, this means that all elephant folios are shelved on the 3rd Floor. There are no elephant folios shelved in the Regenstein bookstacks.