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Melvil Decimal System: 0XX

Wording: Information

Dewmoji: ℹ️

0
Information
193,809
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
198,824
πŸ’­
2
Religion
503,581
πŸ™πŸ½
3
Social Sciences
1,037,657
πŸ‘«
4
Language
156,955
πŸ’¬
5
Natural sciences and mathematics
339,848
πŸ”¬
6
Technology
757,633
πŸ’‘
7
Arts and Recreation
743,801
8
Literature
1,044,491
πŸ“š
9
History & Geography
623,419
πŸ—ΊοΈ
00
Computing And Information
111,457
πŸ’»
01
Bibliographies
20,516
πŸ“š
02
Library and Information Sciences
23,734
πŸ“—
03
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
9,330
πŸ“•
04
[Formerly "Biographies"; Currently unassigned]
555
πŸ‘³πŸΌ
05
Periodicals
3,455
𝐓
06
Organizations
4,160
🏒
07
Journalism And Publishing
13,933
πŸ“°
08
Quotations
5,209
πŸ’¬
09
Manuscripts and rare books
1,460
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Works under MDS 0XX

193,809 results. First 2,000 shown.

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1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

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

MDSScheduleRatioCount
317.3Social Sciences > Statistics > North America > United States21.5215
794.81Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Games Of Skill > Video Games18.2618
775Arts and Recreation > Photography > Photography: Digital techniques14.3414
317Social Sciences > Statistics > North America11.9215
686.22Technology > Manufacture of products for specific uses, handicrafts > Books: Binding, Design, Printing > Printing > Typography8.3523
686.3Technology > Manufacture of products for specific uses, handicrafts > Books: Binding, Design, Printing > Bookbinding8217
381.45Social Sciences > Commerce, Communications, Transportation > Commerce > By Product7.9355
794.8Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Games Of Skill > Video Games7.9976
745.67Arts and Recreation > Drawing and decorative arts > Decorative Art And Design > Calligraphy, illumination, heraldic design > Illuminated manuscipts7.2159
929.10History & Geography > Biography > Genealogy; Heraldry > Genealogies6.9351
658.87Technology > Management and auxiliary services > Management > Of Marketing6.6398
381.4Social Sciences > Commerce, Communications, Transportation > Commerce > By Product6.5355
686Technology > Manufacture of products for specific uses, handicrafts > Books: Binding, Design, Printing6.31113
814.54Literature > American And Canadian > Essays > 20th Century > 1945-19996.1356
814.5Literature > American And Canadian > Essays > 20th Century6.1455
686.2Technology > Manufacture of products for specific uses, handicrafts > Books: Binding, Design, Printing > Printing5.9744
929.1History & Geography > Biography > Genealogy; Heraldry > Genealogies5.9667
629.89Technology > Engineering and allied operations > Other Branches > Automata5.8266
808.3Literature > By Topic > Anthologies and rhetoric > Fiction Writing5.5422
778.53Arts and Recreation > Photography > Special Applications > Film making > Film Making and Editing5.5131

Related tags

autobiography (1,498) biography (4,212) book collecting (1,145) books (6,847) books about books (8,836) C++ (1,257) computer (1,329) computer science (3,575) computers (4,736) css (1,703) design (1,917) essays (3,328) fiction (2,132) history (7,282) humor (7,164) internet (1,295) java (1,920) journalism (2,130) libraries (3,464) library science (1,879) linux (1,364) literature (1,543) math (1,788) memoir (6,377) non-fiction (31,881) perl (2,222) philosophy (2,848) programming (17,141) python (1,132) quotations (1,794) reading (3,113) reference (13,574) science (6,563) technology (1,517) to-read (14,953) trivia (2,060) unix (1,490) web (1,367) web design (2,102) writing (1,481)

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