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Melvil Decimal System: 590.2

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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
🗿
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
🐼
590
General Zoology
4,141
🐼
591
Specific Topics In Zoology
11,449
🐣
592
Invertebrates
652
🐛
593
Protozoa; Radiates
433
594
Mollusks
985
🐚
595
Articulates
8,399
🐞
596
Vertebrates
727
🐂
597
Fishes; Amphibians
7,088
🐸
598
Reptiles; Birds
11,770
🐊
599
Mammals
15,926
🐰
590.0
Zoology
31
590.1
Taxonomy
64
🗄
590.2
60
590.3
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
148
📕
590.4
2
590.5
Periodicals
8
T
590.6
7
590.7
Zoos
484
🔒
590.8
17
590.9
Zoology by place
163
590.20590.21590.22
24
590.23
5
590.24590.25590.26590.27590.28
8
590.29

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1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

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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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