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Melvil Decimal System: 8XX

Wording: Literature

Dewmoji: ๐Ÿ“š

0
Information
196,271
โ„น๏ธ
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
๐Ÿ’ญ
2
Religion
463,618
๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
๐Ÿ‘ซ
4
Language
130,463
๐Ÿ’ฌ
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
๐Ÿ”ฌ
6
Technology
751,858
๐Ÿ’ก
7
Arts and Recreation
695,836
๐ŸŽจ
8
Literature
929,792
๐Ÿ“š
9
Biography and History
592,368
๐Ÿ—ฟ
80
By Topic
75,504
๐Ÿ“š
81
American And Canadian
418,287
๐Ÿ
82
English
214,460
๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ
83
German
67,985
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
84
French
52,541
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
85
Italian
22,273
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
86
Spanish And Portuguese
31,518
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
87
Latin
5,369
๐Ÿ“œ
88
Greek and other Classical languages
7,603
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท
89
Other Languages
34,252
๐Ÿ—จ

Works under MDS 8XX

929,792 results. First 2,000 shown.

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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.

MDSScheduleRatioCount
268.86Religion > Christian organization, social work, worship > Christian Education > By Denomination > Baptist6.1386
244.1Religion > Christian practice and observance > Religious Fiction, etc. (No Longer Used) > Chanukkah stories (not sure why this is under Christian fiction)3.2109
268.81Religion > Christian organization, social work, worship > Christian Education > By Denomination3.1133
792.76Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Stage Entertainments > Comedy, Variety > Standup Comedy2.9113
305.38Social Sciences > Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology > Groups of People ; Inequality > By Gender2.8488
028.9Information > Library and Information Sciences > Books and Reading > Character of reading in libraries2.6644
092Information > Manuscripts and rare books > Block Books2.6264
928.2Biography and History > Biography > Of Literature > English writers2.4658
081.0Information > Quotations > American Anthologies2.4183
039Information > Dictionaries And Encyclopedias > Other Languages2.4231
268.8Religion > Christian organization, social work, worship > Christian Education > By Denomination2.1576

Related tags

19th century (18,522) adventure (20,063) American literature (12,507) children's (32,982) classic (93,304) classics (84,239) Discworld (41,607) drama (28,356) dystopia (23,901) England (12,892) fantasy (524,953) fiction (1,290,911) Harry Potter (28,318) historical fiction (58,714) horror (64,490) humor (64,039) literature (50,975) magic (24,498) mystery (88,508) mythology (11,784) non-fiction (13,630) novel (45,472) philosophy (14,390) picture book (11,126) plays (11,144) poetry (48,555) read (33,634) romance (25,409) science fiction (251,290) series (15,415) Shakespeare (21,195) short stories (17,246) thriller (14,527) time travel (13,285) to-read (148,777) vampires (54,135) writing (11,145) WWII (15,722) YA (21,444) young adult (46,225)

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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.

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