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Melvil Decimal System: 92X

Wording: Biography and History > Biography

Dewmoji: 🗿 > 👩🏾

0
Information
196,271
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
💭
2
Religion
463,618
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
👫
4
Language
130,463
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
🔬
6
Technology
751,858
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,836
🎨
8
Literature
929,792
📚
9
Biography and History
592,368
🗿
90
History
27,831
🔙
91
Geography, Voyages And Travel
121,226
⚓
92
Biography
59,735
👩🏾
93
Ancient World
27,144
📜
94
Europe
141,258
🏰
95
Asia
39,191
🗻
96
Africa
12,407
🌍
97
North America
139,927
🌽
98
South America
9,361
🍠
99
Pacific
14,288
🗿
920
Biography
24,335
👩🏾
921
Of Philosophy
2,951
922
Of Theology
1,795
923
Of Sociology
4,510
924
--
55
925
Of Science
474
🔬
926
Of Technology
717
💡
927
Of Fine Arts
1,982
🖼
928
Of Literature
2,208
📚
929
Genealogy; Heraldry
20,708
📯

Works under MDS 92X

59,735 results. First 2,000 shown.

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1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

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

MDSScheduleRatioCount
016.92Information > Bibliographies > Of Special Subjects > Biography and History > Biography24216
828.6Literature > English > English miscellaneous writings > English miscellaneous writings 1745-179912.9116
289.6Religion > Christian denominations > Other Christian sects > Quaker12.6378
818.52Literature > American And Canadian > Authors, American and American Miscellany > 20th Century8.8193
791.09Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Public Entertainments, TV, Movies > Biography And History8.8114
828.91Literature > English > English miscellaneous writings > English miscellaneous writings 1900- > English miscellaneous writings 1900-19998367
070.92Information > Journalism And Publishing > Journalism And Publishing > Biography And History > Biographies7.1227
828.9Literature > English > English miscellaneous writings > English miscellaneous writings 1900-6.7437
070.9Information > Journalism And Publishing > Journalism And Publishing > Biography And History6.5229
016.97Information > Bibliographies > Of Special Subjects > Biography and History > North America6.1153
016.9Information > Bibliographies > Of Special Subjects > Biography and History5.6391
266.00Religion > Christian organization, social work, worship > Missions; Home and Foreign5.1159
791.0Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Public Entertainments, TV, Movies5.1128
828Literature > English > English miscellaneous writings4.9707
814.5Literature > American And Canadian > Essays > 20th Century4.8155
792.7Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Stage Entertainments > Comedy, Variety4.5109
814Literature > American And Canadian > Essays4.5257
824Literature > English > Essays4.3137
289Religion > Christian denominations > Other Christian sects4.3601
814.54Literature > American And Canadian > Essays > 20th Century > 1950-19994.2104

Related tags

20th century (574) Africa (465) American History (1,297) art (489) autobiography (4,981) biography (28,255) China (1,643) Civil War (630) diary (844) England (948) essays (464) family (455) fiction (3,247) France (1,019) genealogy (15,244) heraldry (1,538) historical fiction (1,325) history (14,902) Holocaust (574) humor (1,064) Ireland (1,967) Irish (490) Japan (503) literature (618) memoir (10,630) music (682) names (529) non-fiction (14,026) Paris (485) poverty (444) read (636) reference (3,028) royalty (446) Scotland (627) slavery (456) to-read (5,003) travel (976) women (988) writing (521) WWII (1,265)

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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