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Information
174,769
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1
Philosophy and Psychology
162,176
💭
2
Religion
425,946
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3
Social Sciences
883,500
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
118,384
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
274,667
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
640,759
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
653,832
🎨
8
Literature
867,919
📚
9
Biography and History
552,874
đŸ—ŋ
80
By Topic
67,427
📚
81
American And Canadian
397,116
🍁
82
English
200,766
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83
German
62,395
🇩đŸ‡Ē
84
French
48,870
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85
Italian
21,026
🇮🇹
86
Spanish And Portuguese
27,024
đŸ‡Ē🇸
87
Latin
4,912
📜
88
Greek and other Classical languages
6,925
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89
Other Languages
31,458
🗨
800
Literature
3,541
801
Literary Theory
3,264
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802
Literary Compendia and Outlines
159
803
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
265
📕
804
Essays
194
📄
805
Periodicals
214
📰
806
Literature — Societies, etc.
40
807
Education And Research
568
🎓
808
Anthologies and rhetoric
40,637
🔊
809
History and criticism of three or more works
18,545
808.0
Rhetoric; Other Writing Instruction
12,862
808.1
Poetry Writing
1,275
808.2
Playwriting And Screenwriting
937
808.3
Fiction Writing
1,581
808.4
Essay Writing
137
808.5
Public Speaking
2,313
🎤
808.6
Letter Writing
179
💌
808.7
Comedy Writing
151
😆
808.8
Anthologies
10,659
808.9
Non-English
77
808.00
Rhetoric & Other Writing Instruction -- Subdivisions
463
808.01
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4
808.02
Inspiration for writers, ideas
2,358
808.03
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82
808.04
Handbooks for writers
5,325
808.05808.06
By Type Of Writing
4,531
808.07
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13
808.08
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73
808.09
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6
808.040
4
808.041808.042
4,897
808.043
39
808.044
43
808.045
21
808.046
35
808.047
24
808.048
19
808.049
29
808.0420
1,148
808.0421
3
808.0422
3
808.0423
1
808.0424808.0425808.0426808.0427
1,018
808.0428
58
808.0429
808.04200
1
808.04201
12
808.04202
69
808.04203
2
808.04204808.04205
1
808.04206
1
808.04207
1,045
808.04208
12
808.04209
4
808.042020
1
808.042021808.042022808.042023808.042024
4
808.042025808.042026808.042027808.042028
63
808.042029
808.0420280808.0420281808.0420282808.0420283808.0420284808.0420285
60
808.0420286808.0420287
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808.0420288808.0420289

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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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