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Melvil Decimal System: 500

Wording: Mathematics and Science > General Science > General Science

Dewmoji: đŸ”Ŧ > đŸ”Ŧ > đŸ”Ŧ

0
Information
174,374
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,779
💭
2
Religion
423,184
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
881,318
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
118,009
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
273,977
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
639,279
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
651,427
🎨
8
Literature
865,204
📚
9
Biography and History
550,807
đŸ—ŋ
50
General Science
23,066
đŸ”Ŧ
51
Mathematics
51,320
➗
52
Astronomy
15,210
🌌
53
Physics
26,331
🍎
54
Chemistry
15,630
⚗
55
Earth sciences & geology
24,732
🌎
56
Fossils & prehistoric life
6,049
💀
57
Life Sciences
36,778
🐠
58
Botany
15,429
đŸŒŋ
59
Zoology
59,432
đŸŧ
500
General Science
7,088
đŸ”Ŧ
501
Theory And Instruction
2,602
502
Miscellany
996
👝
503
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
572
📕
504
[No longer in use]
121
🤷
505
Periodicals
154
T
506
Societies
265
507
Education And Research
3,130
508
Natural history
5,096
509
Biography And History
3,042
⌛
500.0
General Science
36
500.1
51
500.2
Physical Science
223
500.3
2
500.4
1
500.5
Space Science
155
đŸ‘Ŋ
500.6
1
500.7
12
500.8
Culture Studies
117
500.9
Biography; History By Place
610

Works under MDS 500

7,088 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
031Information > Dictionaries And Encyclopedias > American8.3174
60XTechnology > General Technology6.2156
03XInformation > Dictionaries And Encyclopedias6.1221
612Technology > Medicine > Physiology3.8213
303.4Social Sciences > Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology > Social Processes > Social change3.2108
153Philosophy and Psychology > Psychology > Cognition And Memory2.8102
001Information > Computing And Information > Knowledge2.3114
909Biography and History > History > Universal Histories2.1111
303Social Sciences > Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology > Social Processes2.1130
93XBiography and History > Ancient World2197

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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.

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