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Dewey Decimal Classification : a proprietary system of library classification developed by Melvil Dewey in 1876; it has been greatly modified and expanded through 22 major revisions, the most recent in 2003 -- the system organizes books on library shelves in a specific and repeatable order that makes it easy to find any book and return it to its proper place Wikipedia

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Bob the Alien Discovers the Dewey Decimal System (Sandra Donovan, Martin Haake)


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Subjects

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Subheadings

library classification blank.gif Dewey Decimal (DDC) | Library of Congress (LC), Subject Heading (LCSH)

see also generalities


Resources


How to Understand the Dewey Decimal System (HowCast)


How to Use the Dewey Decimal System

Dewey Decimal Classification summaries (OCLC)

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Type

Subject Specific Links
dictionary

OneLook Free Wiktionary Visuwords
encyclopedia

Wikipedia
introduction

Introduction to Dewey Decimal Classification (Online Computer Library Center
directory

Free Internet Public Library dmoz Commercial Best of the Web
search

"Dewey+Decimal+Classification" DuckDuckGo
product

shop Amazon eBay gift Zazzle
biography

Melvil Dewey (Wikipedia Article)
library

Library of Congress
lcsh

WorldCat (OAIster) Library of Congress UPenn Online Books Open Library Hathi Trust
book

ISBNdb Google Books eBooks.com Barnes and Noble Amazon eBay Books
education

"Do We" Really Know Dewey?
course

Open Education Consortium
blog

025.431: The Dewey blog WordPress
news

NPR Archives Google News
article

Google Scholar
organization

Dewey Services (Online Computer Library Center)
government

USA.gov

Oddity


True Library Story: Melvil Dewey, The Man Behind the Decimal


Fun


Dewey Dewey Decimal Song


The Dewey Decimal Rap


Dewey Browse, Dewey Decimal Made Fun

Can you do the Dewey?

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025.431: The Dewey blog



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