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Melvil Decimal System: 487.3

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Information
183,829
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
172,351
💭
2
Religion
443,755
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
952,115
👫
4
Language
123,707
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
297,296
🔬
6
Technology
692,375
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
669,452
🎨
8
Literature
891,726
📚
9
Biography and History
567,666
🗿
40
Language
9,189
💬
41
Linguistics
13,354
🏷
42
English
48,914
🇬🇧
43
German
9,336
🇩🇪
44
French
7,358
🇫🇷
45
Italian
2,903
🇮🇹
46
Spanish
8,805
🇪🇸
47
Latin
2,015
📜
48
Greek
1,973
🇬🇷
49
Other Languages
19,860
🗨
480
Greek
448
📜
481
Orthography
164
482
Etymology
57
483
Dictionaries
82
📕
484
[Formerly "Synonyms"; No longer used]
10
🤷
485
Grammar
179
486
[Formerly "Prosody"; No longer used]
28
🤷
487
Dialects
381
488
School Texts
191
489
Minor Hellenic; Modern Greek
433
🇬🇷
487.0
Pelasgian language
6
487.1
Mycenaean language
17
487.2
6
487.3
36
487.4
273
487.5
2
487.6
1
487.7
2
487.8
2
487.9
487.30
2
487.31487.32487.33
7
487.34487.35
3
487.36487.37487.38487.39

Works under MDS 487.3

1–34 of 34 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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