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Melvil Decimal System: 418.4

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Information
195,291
โ„น๏ธ
1
Philosophy and Psychology
181,886
๐Ÿ’ญ
2
Religion
459,268
๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ
3
Social Sciences
1,012,288
๐Ÿ‘ซ
4
Language
129,832
๐Ÿ’ฌ
5
Mathematics and Science
321,836
๐Ÿ”ฌ
6
Technology
748,891
๐Ÿ’ก
7
Arts and Recreation
692,253
๐ŸŽจ
8
Literature
923,945
๐Ÿ“š
9
Biography and History
588,112
๐Ÿ—ฟ
40
Language
9,776
๐Ÿ’ฌ
41
Linguistics
14,536
๐Ÿท
42
English
50,744
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
43
German
9,965
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
44
French
7,714
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
45
Italian
3,036
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
46
Spanish
9,172
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
47
Latin
2,098
๐Ÿ“œ
48
Greek
2,067
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท
49
Other Languages
20,724
๐Ÿ—จ
410
Linguistics
3,184
๐Ÿท
411
Writing systems
577
โœ
412
Etymology
277
413
Dictionaries
837
๐Ÿ“•
414
Phonology and phonetics
776
ส”
415
Grammar
2,976
*
416
[Formerly "Prosody"; No longer used]
77
๐Ÿคท
417
Dialectology and historical linguistics
681
418
Standard usage (Prescriptive linguistics)
4,184
๐Ÿšซ
419
Sign languages
967
๐ €
418.0
3,246
418.1
7
418.2
14
418.3
2
418.4
Reading
171
418.5
1
418.6
1
418.7
3
418.8418.9
418.40
63
418.41418.42418.43
2
418.44418.45418.46418.47418.48418.49

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1922 Edition
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"Far Friends"

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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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