HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Melvil Decimal System: 57X

Wording: Mathematics and Science > Life Sciences

Dewmoji: đŸ”Ŧ > 🐠

0
Information
196,271
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
💭
2
Religion
463,618
🙏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
751,858
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,836
🎨
8
Literature
929,792
📚
9
Biography and History
592,368
đŸ—ŋ
50
General Science
24,934
đŸ”Ŧ
51
Mathematics
61,944
➗
52
Astronomy
17,388
🌌
53
Physics
34,172
🍎
54
Chemistry
22,053
⚗
55
Earth sciences & geology
28,173
🌎
56
Fossils & prehistoric life
6,394
💀
57
Life Sciences
45,977
🐠
58
Botany
17,698
đŸŒŋ
59
Zoology
64,237
đŸŧ
570
Life Sciences
4,610
🐠
571
Physiology and related subjects
4,408
💀
572
Biochemistry
6,642
⚗
573
Paleoanthropology
2,148
574
Biology
11,448
575
Specific parts of and physiological systems in plants
1,988
🌱
576
Evolution And Genetics
3,462
577
Ecology
6,840
🔄
578
Natural history of organisms and related subjects
1,903
579
Natural history of microorganisms, fungi, algae
2,528
🍄

Works under MDS 57X

45,977 results. First 2,000 shown.

1–50 of 1,972 ( next )titles | covers | shelf
( next )

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

MDSScheduleRatioCount
231.76Religion > Christianity > God; Unity; Trinity > Divine law and miracles24.5269
213Religion > Theory > Creation; Evolution16.4131
215Religion > Theory > Religion and Science 10.9109
231.7Religion > Christianity > God; Unity; Trinity > Divine law and miracles9.8303
612.82Technology > Medicine > Physiology > Nervous system > Central nervous system and Brain8128
612.8Technology > Medicine > Physiology > Nervous system6.6328
611Technology > Medicine > Anatomy6.5214
21XReligion > Theory5.8361
304.2Social Sciences > Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology > Factors affecting social behavior > Human ecology5.4172
913Biography and History > Geography, Voyages And Travel > Ancient World -- Antiquties And Archaeology5.2172
612Technology > Medicine > Physiology5.2835
333.95Social Sciences > Economics > Of Land & Natural Resources > Hydrospheric, Atmospheric, and Biospheric Resources > Biosphere and Biospheric Resources5.1163
901Biography and History > History > Theory4.8105
003Information > Computing And Information > Systems Theory4.4114
301.2Social Sciences > Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology > Sociology, Anthropology > Anthropology4.4131
930.1Biography and History > Ancient World > Ancient History > Archaeology4.2135
363.7Social Sciences > Social Problems, Social Services > Other Problems And Services > Environment3.9380
363.73Social Sciences > Social Problems, Social Services > Other Problems And Services > Environment > Environmental problems3.8151
231Religion > Christianity > God; Unity; Trinity3.7318
333.9Social Sciences > Economics > Of Land & Natural Resources > Hydrospheric, Atmospheric, and Biospheric Resources3.5237

Related tags

animals (2,822) anthropology (2,454) archaeology (578) astronomy (484) biography (2,355) biology (14,581) creationism (508) Darwin (1,260) Darwinism (397) desert (444) ecology (1,526) environment (691) essays (887) evolution (16,607) fall (453) genetics (2,636) habitats (553) history (2,204) history of science (922) human evolution (422) natural history (3,020) nature (3,636) non-fiction (12,972) ocean (721) paleontology (811) philosophy (1,134) picture book (903) plants (741) popular science (892) psychology (496) rainforest (982) read (460) reference (431) religion (411) science (28,394) seasons (608) textbook (809) to-read (4,210) trees (397) unread (428)

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.

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 129,534,962 books! | Top bar: Always visible