Davis Library Stack Locations

Call Number Floor
A – DC Floor 3
DD – GT Floor 4
GV – HV Floor 5
HX – PJ Floor 6
PK – PR5000s Floor 7
PR6000 – Z Floor 8

Journals and Magazines:

Current issues of journals and magazines are shelved in alphabetical order by title in the Reference Reading Room on the 1st Floor. Older, bound journals and magazines are shelved with the book collection in Library of Congress call number order on the appropriate floor.


Oversized or folio volumes are located in the southwest corner of the stacks on the floor for that call number.

Theses & Dissertations:

Some UNC theses and dissertations are shelved on the 3rd Floor. For assistance in locating a thesis or dissertation, please see the Service Desk.


Ask at the Service Desk on the first floor.

Dewey Decimal Call Numbers (001 – 999):

Books with a Dewey Decimal call number are located in storage and must be requested at the Service Desk or via our online request form.

Can’t find what you need?

Ask at the Service Desk or contact us.