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Melvil Decimal System: 011.7

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0
Information
115,954
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
115,844
💭
2
Religion
351,090
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
554,451
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
75,777
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
181,736
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
414,821
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
444,897
🎨
8
Literature
605,140
📚
9
Biography and History
396,598
đŸ—ŋ
00
Computing And Information
61,676
đŸ’ģ
01
Bibliographies
13,217
📚
02
Library and Information Sciences
15,442
📗
03
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
7,244
📕
04
[Formerly "Biographies"; Currently unassigned]
539
đŸ‘ŗđŸŧ
05
Periodicals
2,093
𝐓
06
Organizations
2,490
đŸĸ
07
Journalism And Publishing
8,227
📰
08
Quotations
4,023
đŸ’Ŧ
09
Manuscripts and rare books
1,003
📙
010
Bibliography
331
📚
011
General Bibliographies
1,823
đŸŒĢ
012
Of Individuals
224
👨🏾
013
--
60
🤷
014
Of Special Forms; Pseudonyms; etc.
55
đŸ•ļ
015
Of Special Countries
418
đŸ—ē
016
Of Special Subjects
9,897
🤓
017
Classed and Alphabetical Catalogs
161
📒
018
Author Catalogs
163
đŸ‘ĩđŸŊ
019
Dictionary Catalogs
85
📕
011.0
98
011.1
1
011.2
By Language
14
011.3
By Form of Publication
157
011.4
Other Special Sorts of Publications
41
011.5
By Type of Publisher
7
011.6
Books for Children
497
011.7
Books for Adults
708
011.8
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1
011.9
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2
011.70
1
011.71011.72011.73
37
011.74011.75
636
011.76011.77011.78011.79

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1922 Edition
Modern language
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"Far Friends"

MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

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What is MDS?

Melvil stands for "Melvil Decimal System," named after Melvil Dewey, the famous librarian. Melvil Dewey invented his Dewey Decimal System in 1876, and early versions of his system are in the public domain.

More recent editions of his system are in copyright, and the name "Dewey," "Dewey Decimal," "Dewey Decimal Classification" and "DDC" are registered trademarked by OCLC, who publish periodic revisions.

LibraryThing's MDS system is based on the classification work of libraries around the world, whose assignments are not copyrightable. MDS "scheduldes" (the words that describe the numbers) are user-added, and based on public domain editions of the system.

The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of today. Wordings, which are entered by members, can only come from public domain sources. The base system is the Free Decimal System, a public domain classification created by John Mark Ockerbloom. Where useful or necessary, wording comes from the 1922 edition of the Dewey Decimal System. Language and concepts may be changed to fit modern tastes, or to better describe books cataloged. Wordings may not come from in-copyright sources.

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