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Melvil Decimal System: 361.250

Wording: Social Sciences > Social Problems, Social Services > Social Welfare in General > Social Action > Not set > Not set

Dewmoji: 👫 > 🗿 > ? > ? > ? > ?

0
Information
196,271
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
💭
2
Religion
463,618
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
👫
4
Language
130,463
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
🔬
6
Technology
751,858
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,837
🎨
8
Literature
929,792
📚
9
Biography and History
592,368
🗿
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
🗿
37
Education
136,853
🎓
38
Commerce, Communications, Transportation
37,000
🛣
39
Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
50,621
🎑
360
Associations; Institutions
760
361
Social Welfare in General
11,044
362
Social welfare / Social work
51,102
363
Other Problems And Services
35,781
👝
364
Criminology
24,647
🔫
365
Prisons; Discipline
3,207
366
Secret Societies (Freemasons, Knights Templar)
1,557
🙊
367
Social Clubs
274
🎉
368
Insurance
2,793
🎲
369
Other
1,488
👓
361.0
766
361.1
Social Problems
299
361.2
Social Action
541
361.3
Social Work
2,610
361.4
Teamwork and Organization
204
361.5
Disasters
121
🚨
361.6
Welfare State, Government Involvement
2,108
361.7
Private Charity & Philanthropy
1,966
361.8
216
361.9
Biography; History by Place
820
361.20
44
361.21
1
361.22
1
361.23
19
361.24
6
361.25
121
361.26
123
361.27361.28361.29
361.250
41
361.251361.252361.253361.254361.255361.256361.257361.258361.259
361.2500361.2501361.2502361.2503361.2504361.2505361.2506
2
361.2507
1
361.2508361.2509
38

Works under MDS 361.250

1–38 of 38 titles | covers | shelf

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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