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"Sh.Col." (pronounced shuh-CALL) is short for "Shakespeare Collection" and is the abbreviation added to call numbers for Shakespeare editions preserved in the vault. Shakespeare editions in the open stacks have ordinary LC Classification call numbers. Generally speaking, closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired before 2000 have the suffix "Sh.Col." after an LC-style call number. Closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired after 2000 have "Sh.Col." as a prefix to an accession-number-based call number.
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The Shakespeare collection includes editions of Shakespeare's plays and poems from his lifetime to the present day, with 75 Quartos and 82 First Folios as the foundation.
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==Arrangement==
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* Pre-1641 English editions are shelved by STC number
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* English editions published between 1641 and 1700 are shelved by Wing number
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* Most translations and post-1700 editions have Sh.Col. call numbers (pronounced shuh-CALL, and short for "Shakespeare Collection"). Generally speaking, closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired before 2000 have the suffix "Sh.Col." after an LC-style call number. Closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired after 2000 have "Sh.Col." as a prefix to an accession-number-based call number.
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* Some illustrated and extra-illustrated editions have ART Vol. call numbers
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* Shakespeare editions in the open stacks have ordinary LC Classification call numbers

Revision as of 22:10, 12 June 2014

The Shakespeare collection includes editions of Shakespeare's plays and poems from his lifetime to the present day, with 75 Quartos and 82 First Folios as the foundation.

Arrangement

  • Pre-1641 English editions are shelved by STC number
  • English editions published between 1641 and 1700 are shelved by Wing number
  • Most translations and post-1700 editions have Sh.Col. call numbers (pronounced shuh-CALL, and short for "Shakespeare Collection"). Generally speaking, closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired before 2000 have the suffix "Sh.Col." after an LC-style call number. Closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired after 2000 have "Sh.Col." as a prefix to an accession-number-based call number.
  • Some illustrated and extra-illustrated editions have ART Vol. call numbers
  • Shakespeare editions in the open stacks have ordinary LC Classification call numbers