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Melvil Decimal System: 300.28555

Wording: Social Sciences > Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology > Social Sciences > Miscellany > Not set > Not set > Not set > Not set

Dewmoji: 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
30
Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology
202,104
👭
31
Statistics
2,262
📊
32
Political Science
112,660
👑
33
Economics
182,839
🐂
34
Law
111,069
⚖
35
Public Administration, Military Science
49,661
👃
36
Social Problems, Social Services
132,653
đŸ—ŋ
37
Education
136,853
🎓
38
Commerce, Communications, Transportation
37,000
đŸ›Ŗ
39
Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
50,621
🎑
300
Social Sciences
11,057
👭
301
Sociology, Anthropology
26,849
302
Social Interaction
19,588
303
Social Processes
18,912
304
Factors affecting social behavior
8,840
305
Social groups ; Inequality
51,442
đŸ‘Ĩ
306
Culture and Institutions
50,909
🎏
307
Communities
10,864
🏘
308
[No longer used]
563
🤷
309
[No longer used]
3,080
🤷
300.0
Sociology
87
300.1
Philosophy and Theory
1,151
300.2
Miscellany
183
👝
300.3
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
50
300.4
Essays
6
300.5
Periodicals
46
300.6
Societies
6
300.7
Education And Research
1,968
300.8
Groups of People
78
300.9
Biography And History
349
🔙
300.20
1
300.21
3
300.22
3
300.23
4
300.24
3
300.25
1
300.26300.27300.28
160
300.29
300.280300.281300.282300.283300.284
1
300.285
131
300.286300.287
1
300.288300.289
300.2850
1
300.2851
1
300.2852300.2853300.2854
10
300.2855
55
300.2856
2
300.2857300.2858300.2859
300.28550300.28551300.28552
1
300.28553
34
300.28554
1
300.28555
19
300.28556300.28557300.28558300.28559
300.285550300.285551300.285552300.285553300.285554
1
300.285555
17
300.285556300.285557300.285558300.285559

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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