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Melvil Decimal System: 016.361

Wording: Information > Bibliographies > Of Special Subjects > Social Sciences > Social Problems, Social Services > Not set

Dewmoji: ℹī¸ > 📚 > 🤓 > đŸ‘Ģ > ? > ?

0
Information
196,272
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
💭
2
Religion
463,619
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
130,463
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
751,859
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,837
🎨
8
Literature
929,791
📚
9
Biography and History
592,368
đŸ—ŋ
00
Computing And Information
114,298
đŸ’ģ
01
Bibliographies
20,998
📚
02
Library and Information Sciences
23,803
📗
03
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
9,512
📕
04
[Formerly "Biographies"; Currently unassigned]
859
đŸ‘ŗđŸŧ
05
Periodicals
2,832
𝐓
06
Organizations
3,901
đŸĸ
07
Journalism And Publishing
13,427
📰
08
Quotations
5,075
đŸ’Ŧ
09
Manuscripts and rare books
1,567
📙
010
Bibliography
559
📚
011
General Bibliographies
2,212
đŸŒĢ
012
Of Individuals
275
👨🏾
013
Of works by specific classes of authors
93
🤷
014
Of Special Forms; Pseudonyms; etc.
86
đŸ•ļ
015
Of works from specific places
671
đŸ—ē
016
Of Special Subjects
16,533
🤓
017
Classed and Alphabetical Catalogs
229
📒
018
Author Catalogs
224
đŸ‘ĩđŸŊ
019
Dictionary Catalogs
116
📕
016.0
Information
778
ℹī¸
016.1
Philosophy And Psychology
308
💭
016.2
Religion
839
🙏đŸŊ
016.3
Social Sciences
2,602
đŸ‘Ģ
016.4
Language
280
đŸ’Ŧ
016.5
Mathematics And Science
566
đŸ”Ŧ
016.6
Technology
730
💡
016.7
Arts And Leisure
3,186
🎨
016.8
Literature
3,121
📚
016.9
Biography and History
3,665
🔙
016.30
787
016.31
Statistics
28
016.32
Political Science
250
016.33
Economics
310
016.34
Law
219
016.35
Public Administration, Military Science
234
016.36
Social Problems, Social Services
271
016.37
Education
272
016.38
Commerce, Communications, Transportation
79
016.39
Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
93
016.360016.361
20
016.362
115
016.363
69
016.364
49
016.365
1
016.366
9
016.367016.368
5
016.369
1
016.3610016.3611016.3612
2
016.3613
3
016.3614016.3615
1
016.3616
5
016.3617
2
016.3618016.3619
2

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

None

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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