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CUTTER NUMBER Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

An alphanumeric code that is unique by libraries like the Dewey decimal classification to make a call number. The number is in alphabetical order and the authors name. It is named after Charles Ammi Cutter the US librarian who invented it.


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