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Melvil Decimal System: 720.285

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Information
183,829
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
172,351
πŸ’­
2
Religion
443,755
πŸ™πŸ½
3
Social Sciences
952,115
πŸ‘«
4
Language
123,707
πŸ’¬
5
Mathematics and Science
297,296
πŸ”¬
6
Technology
692,375
πŸ’‘
7
Arts and Recreation
669,452
🎨
8
Literature
891,726
πŸ“š
9
Biography and History
567,666
πŸ—Ώ
70
General Art
68,163
🎨
71
Landscape Gardening
8,500
🏑
72
Architecture
41,350
🏬
73
Sculpture
23,691
πŸ—Ώ
74
Drawing; Decoration; Design
145,528
✏
75
Painting
40,836
🎨
76
Engraving
9,665
πŸ†’
77
Photography
33,558
πŸ“·
78
Music
96,758
🎼
79
Amusements and Recreation
201,403
⚽
720
Architecture
20,904
πŸ›
721
Architectural Construction
1,167
πŸ—
722
Ancient and Oriental
431
β›©
723
Medieval; Gothic
270
🏰
724
Modern
1,457
🏒
725
Public Buildings
3,492
🏀
726
Ecclesiastic and Religious
3,785
β›ͺ
727
Educational and Scientific
849
🏫
728
Residences
7,082
🏠
729
Design and Decoration
1,913
πŸŽ€
720.0
72
720.1
Theory And Instruction
1,086
720.2
Miscellany
1,314
720.3
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
91
πŸ“•
720.4
Special Topics
921
720.5
Periodicals
50
720.6
Business, Organizations
172
720.7
Education And Teaching
221
720.8
Culture Studies
166
720.9
Biography And History
10,115
πŸ”™
720.20
4
720.21720.22
317
720.23
Careers
54
720.24
1
720.25
8
720.26720.27720.28
901
720.29
720.280
2
720.281720.282720.283720.284
275
720.285
97
720.286
35
720.287720.288
183
720.289
720.2850720.2851720.2852720.2853720.2854
4
720.2855
2
720.2856
7
720.2857720.2858720.2859

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1922 Edition
Modern language
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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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