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Melvil Decimal System: 578.012

Wording: Mathematics and Science > Life Sciences > Natural history of organisms and related subjects > Not set > Theory And Instruction > Classification

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0
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
🗿
50
General Science
23,864
🔬
51
Mathematics
56,683
52
Astronomy
16,316
🌌
53
Physics
30,054
🍎
54
Chemistry
19,002
55
Earth sciences & geology
26,281
🌎
56
Fossils & prehistoric life
6,175
💀
57
Life Sciences
40,856
🐠
58
Botany
16,495
🌿
59
Zoology
61,570
🐼
570
Life Sciences
4,181
🐠
571
Physiology and related subjects
3,414
💀
572
Biochemistry
5,526
573
Paleoanthropology
2,002
574
Biology
10,642
575
Specific parts of and physiological systems in plants
1,895
🌱
576
Evolution And Genetics
3,191
577
Ecology
6,066
🔄
578
Natural history of organisms and related subjects
1,739
579
Natural history of microorganisms, fungi, algae
2,200
🍄
578.0
268
578.1
Varieties of microscopes
16
578.2
2
578.3578.4
162
578.5578.6
153
578.7
Organisms characteristic of specific kinds of environments
786
578.8
10
578.9
15
578.00
1
578.01
Theory And Instruction
68
578.02
1
578.03
2
578.04578.05
6
578.06578.07
3
578.08
1
578.09
Biography; History By Place
185
578.010578.011
1
578.012
Classification
40
578.013578.014
1
578.015578.016578.017578.018578.019

Works under MDS 578.012

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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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