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Melvil Decimal System: 580.9

Wording: Mathematics and Science > Botany > Botany > Biography; History By Place

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0
Information
174,134
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,536
💭
2
Religion
421,381
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
880,123
👫
4
Language
117,795
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
273,636
🔬
6
Technology
638,661
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
650,231
🎨
8
Literature
863,493
📚
9
Biography and History
549,572
🗿
50
General Science
23,042
🔬
51
Mathematics
51,285
52
Astronomy
15,190
🌌
53
Physics
26,304
🍎
54
Chemistry
15,621
55
Earth sciences & geology
24,685
🌎
56
Fossils & prehistoric life
6,037
💀
57
Life Sciences
36,740
🐠
58
Botany
15,400
🌿
59
Zoology
59,332
🐼
580
Botany
2,173
🌿
581
Physiologic and Structural
5,700
582
Phanerogamia
3,971
583
Dicotyledonae
1,006
584
Monocotyledonae
739
585
Gymnospermae
170
🌲
586
Cryptogamia
61
587
Ferns, etc.
256
588
Mosses, etc.
184
589
Fungi
1,140
🍄
580.0
Botany
10
🌵
580.1
Philosophy, classification, nomenclature
91
580.2
Compends
62
👝
580.3
Dictionaries
46
580.4580.5
Periodicals
10
T
580.6
Societies
38
580.7
Study and teaching, herbariums, botanic gardens
298
580.8
Collective Works
11
580.9
Biography; History By Place
176
580.90580.91580.92
Biography
98
580.93580.94
Europe
17
580.95
Asia
5
580.96
Africa
6
580.97
North America
9
580.98
South America
5
580.99
Pacific
21

Works under MDS 580.9

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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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