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Melvil Decimal System: 016

Wording: Information > Bibliographies > Of Special Subjects

Dewmoji: ℹī¸ > 📚 > 🤓

0
Information
174,134
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,536
💭
2
Religion
421,381
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
880,123
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
117,795
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
273,636
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
638,661
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
650,231
🎨
8
Literature
863,493
📚
9
Biography and History
549,572
đŸ—ŋ
00
Computing And Information
98,563
đŸ’ģ
01
Bibliographies
19,733
📚
02
Library and Information Sciences
21,740
📗
03
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
9,032
📕
04
[Formerly "Biographies"; Currently unassigned]
844
đŸ‘ŗđŸŧ
05
Periodicals
2,369
𝐓
06
Organizations
3,527
đŸĸ
07
Journalism And Publishing
12,045
📰
08
Quotations
4,833
đŸ’Ŧ
09
Manuscripts and rare books
1,448
📙
010
Bibliography
518
📚
011
General Bibliographies
2,149
đŸŒĢ
012
Of Individuals
265
👨🏾
013
--
86
🤷
014
Of Special Forms; Pseudonyms; etc.
77
đŸ•ļ
015
Of Special Countries
613
đŸ—ē
016
Of Special Subjects
15,491
🤓
017
Classed and Alphabetical Catalogs
213
📒
018
Author Catalogs
212
đŸ‘ĩđŸŊ
019
Dictionary Catalogs
109
📕
016.0
Information
722
ℹī¸
016.1
Philosophy And Psychology
281
💭
016.2
Religion
770
🙏đŸŊ
016.3
Social Sciences
2,443
đŸ‘Ģ
016.4
Language
245
đŸ’Ŧ
016.5
Mathematics And Science
484
đŸ”Ŧ
016.6
Technology
675
💡
016.7
Arts And Leisure
3,053
🎨
016.8
Literature
2,958
📚
016.9
Biography and History
3,446
🔙

Works under MDS 016

15,491 results. First 2,000 shown.

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Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

MDSScheduleRatioCount
929.1Biography and History > Biography > Genealogy; Heraldry > Genealogies58.8353
929.10Biography and History > Biography > Genealogy; Heraldry > Genealogies54.3163
781.66Arts and Recreation > Music > Genres And Theory > Genres > Rock31.2156
781.6Arts and Recreation > Music > Genres And Theory > Genres21.2318
781.64Arts and Recreation > Music > Genres And Theory > Genres > Popular [Western]20.8104
929Biography and History > Biography > Genealogy; Heraldry 13.6529
781Arts and Recreation > Music > Genres And Theory12.6453
784Arts and Recreation > Music > Instrumental10.1152
929.3Biography and History > Biography > Genealogy; Heraldry > Registers of births, baptisms, marriages, deaths9.5123
782.42Arts and Recreation > Music > Vocal > Popular Forms > Songs6.7180
782.4Arts and Recreation > Music > Vocal > Popular Forms6.5182
78XArts and Recreation > Music6.21117
92XBiography and History > Biography5.3576
780Arts and Recreation > Music > Music5171
791.43Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Public Entertainments, TV, Movies > Film, Radio, And Television > Film5398
809Literature > By Topic > History and criticism of three or more works4.8177
791Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Public Entertainments, TV, Movies4.4542
782Arts and Recreation > Music > Vocal4.3247
791.4Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Public Entertainments, TV, Movies > Film, Radio, And Television 4.3464
22XReligion > Bible2.6368

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