call slip



a printed form filled in by a library patron to request the use of a particular book.

Origin of call slip

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for call slip

Historical Examples of call slip

  • No books should be issued except to those presenting registration cards, together with a call-slip or ticket for the book wanted.

    A Book for All Readers

    Ainsworth Rand Spofford

British Dictionary definitions for call slip

call slip


a form for requesting a library book by title and call numberAlso called: call card, requisition form
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