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Melvil Decimal System: 5XX

Wording: Natural sciences and mathematics

Dewmoji: πŸ”¬

0
Information
196,280
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,818
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2
Religion
463,660
πŸ™πŸ½
3
Social Sciences
1,017,764
πŸ‘«
4
Language
130,462
πŸ’¬
5
Natural sciences and mathematics
322,972
πŸ”¬
6
Technology
751,875
πŸ’‘
7
Arts and Recreation
696,205
8
Literature
930,303
πŸ“š
9
History & Geography
592,370
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50
General Science
24,932
πŸ”¬
51
Mathematics
61,946
βž—
52
Astronomy
17,388
🌌
53
Physics
34,174
🍎
54
Chemistry
22,053
βš—οΈ
55
Earth sciences & geology
28,171
🌎
56
Fossils & prehistoric life
6,395
πŸ’€
57
Life Sciences, Biology
45,978
🧬
58
Botany
17,698
🌿
59
Animals
64,237
🐼

Works under MDS 5XX

322,972 results. First 2,000 shown.

titles | covers | shelf

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

MDSScheduleRatioCount
813.69Literature > American And Canadian > Fiction > 21st Century15.1121
793.74Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Indoor Amusements > Board games, mental puzzles > Mathematical Games And Puzzles13.9568
634.11Technology > Agriculture & Animal Husbandry > Fruits; Orchards; Vineyards > Apples, Pears, Etc. > Apples12.6189
634.1Technology > Agriculture & Animal Husbandry > Fruits; Orchards; Vineyards > Apples, Pears, Etc.11.9191
813.1Literature > American And Canadian > Fiction > Colonial 1607-17769.6115
304.5Social Sciences > Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology > Factors affecting social behavior > Genetic factors8.9107
635.6Technology > Agriculture & Animal Husbandry > Domestic Gardening > Vine Vegetables7.9142
973.41History & Geography > North America > United States > Constitutional period (1789-1809) > George Washington (30 Ap. 1789-4 Mar. 1797)7.7162
629.45Technology > Engineering and allied operations > Other Branches > Astronauts and Space Travel > Manned space flight7.4752
629.43Technology > Engineering and allied operations > Other Branches > Astronauts and Space Travel > Un-manned spacecraft6.8136
638.1Technology > Agriculture & Animal Husbandry > Bees; Silkworms6.7220
635.95Technology > Agriculture & Animal Husbandry > Domestic Gardening > Ornamental plants > Environmental factors6.5306
639.97Technology > Agriculture & Animal Husbandry > Fishing; Trapping6.2203
231.76Religion > Christianity > God; Unity; Trinity > Divine law and miracles6440
919.9History & Geography > Geography and Travel > Pacific and Polar Regions > Extraterrestrial regions 6150
638Technology > Agriculture & Animal Husbandry > Bees; Silkworms5.9265
629.4Technology > Engineering and allied operations > Other Branches > Astronauts and Space Travel 5.81597
973.30History & Geography > North America > United States > Revolution and confederation (1775-89)5.8248
912.0History & Geography > Geography and Travel > Maps and Atlases5.7159
910.02History & Geography > Geography and Travel > Geography and Travel > Geography and Travel > The Earth: Physical geography5.5127

Related tags

animals (14,009) anthropology (2,275) astronomy (9,569) biography (13,751) biology (11,241) birds (7,537) chemistry (2,123) colors (2,794) cosmology (4,692) counting (5,848) dinosaurs (5,175) essays (2,162) evolution (14,923) fall (2,580) fiction (3,908) field guide (3,502) genetics (2,950) geology (3,395) history (15,676) history of science (2,708) humor (2,274) insects (4,807) Magic School Bus (4,149) math (39,256) memoir (2,611) natural history (4,722) nature (10,066) non-fiction (48,691) philosophy (6,286) physics (24,826) picture book (7,735) plants (3,341) reference (2,842) science (101,285) seasons (2,710) space (2,968) to-read (20,291) trees (2,935) weather (6,177) winter (3,331)

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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