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Melvil Decimal System: 025.5

Wording: Information > Library and Information Sciences > Administration; Departments > Reference; Reference books; Aids to readers

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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
📙
020
Library Science
1,898
📗
021
Scope, Usefulness, and Founding
479
🏗
022
Buildings
133
🏛
023
Library Employees
180
💁🏾
024
--
35
🤷
025
Administration; Departments
6,578
📇
026
Libraries on Special Subjects
614
🤓
027
General Libraries; Reports, etc.
2,512
📋
028
Books and Reading
2,829
🛋
029
--
184
🤷
025.0
Digital Libraries, Internet Resources, And Internet Search
1,956
🌐
025.1
Executive; General supervision
814
👇🏾
025.2
Accession; Acquisition
433
🛍
025.3
Catalogs, Cataloging and Description
859
🗃
025.4
Classification
507
🗄
025.5
Reference; Reference books; Aids to readers
796
📕
025.6
Loan
45
🔃
025.7
Binding and repair
94
🔩
025.8
Preservation and Conservation
374
🛡
025.9
1
025.50
12
025.51025.52
Reference Services
308
025.53025.54
Readers' Advisory Services
58
025.55
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4
025.56
Library User Instruction, Library Skills
94
025.57025.58
Library Metrics
15
025.59

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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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