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Contents

-Introduction
-Anatomy of a
  Call Number

  *Size Designation
  *Dewey Number
  *Cutter Number
  *Work Mark
  *Putting it Together
  *Quizzes
-Other Resources
  *Glossary
  *Dewey Schedules
  *About Melvil Dewey
  *Web Resources

Dewey Schedule - Highlighted Categories

000 Generalities

  • 001 Knowledge
    • 001.44 Grant writing
    • 001.64 Computers
    • 001.94 Bermuda Triangle, UFOs, Werewolves, etc.
  • 002 The book
  • 003 Systems
  • 004 Data processing, Computer science
    • 004.67 Internet, World Wide Web
  • 005 Computer programming, programs, data
    • 005.72 Hypertext markup language (HTML)
    • 005.745 Multimedia & hypertext
  • 006 Special computer methods
  • 007 [unused]
  • 008 [unused]
  • 009 [unused]

010 Bibliography

  • 011 Bibliographies
  • 012 Of individuals
  • 013 Of works by specific classes of authors
  • 014 Of anonymous and pseudonymous works
  • 015 Of works from specific places
  • 016 Of works on specific subjects
  • 017 General subject catalogs
  • 018 Catalogs arranged by author & date
  • 019 Dictionary catalogs

020 Library & information science

  • 021 Library relationships
  • 022 Administration of the physical plant
  • 023 Personnel administration
  • 024 [unused]
  • 025 Library operations
  • 026 Libraries for specific subjects
  • 027 General libraries
  • 028 Reading, use of other information media
  • 029 [unused]

030 General encyclopedic works

  • 031 American
  • 032 In English
  • 033 In other Germanic languages
  • 034 In French, Provençal, Catalan
  • 035 In Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic
  • 036 In Spanish & Portuguese
  • 037 In Slavic languages
  • 038 In Scandinavian languages
  • 039 In other languages

050 General periodicals & their indexes

  • 051 American
  • 052 In English
  • 053 In other Germanic languages
  • 054 In French, Provençal, Catalan
  • 055 In Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic
  • 056 In Spanish & Portuguese
  • 057 In Slavic languages
  • 058 In Scandinavian languages
  • 059 In other languages

060 General organizations & museums

  • 061 In North America
  • 062 In British Isles (incl. England)
  • 063 In Central Europe (incl. Germany)
  • 064 In France & Monaco
  • 065 In Italy & adjacent territories
  • 066 In Iberian Peninsula & adjacent islands
  • 067 In Eastern Europe (incl. Soviet Union)
  • 068 In other areas
  • 069 Museum Science

070 News media, journalism, publishing

  • 071 In North America
  • 072 In British Isles (incl. England)
  • 073 In Central Europe (incl. Germany)
  • 074 In France & Monaco
  • 075 In Italy & adjacent territories
  • 076 In Iberian Peninsula & adjacent islands
  • 077 In Eastern Europe (incl. Soviet Union)
  • 078 In Scandinavia
  • 079 In other areas

080 General collections

  • 081 American
  • 082 In English
  • 083 In other Germanic languages
  • 084 In French, Provençal, Catalan
  • 085 In Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic
  • 086 In Spanish & Portuguese
  • 087 In Slavic languages
  • 088 In Scandinavian languages
  • 089 In other languages

090 Manuscripts & rare books

  • 091 Manuscripts
  • 092 Block books
  • 093 Incunabula
  • 094 Printed books
  • 095 Books notable for bindings
  • 096 Books notable for illustrations
  • 097 Books notable for ownership or origin
  • 098 Prohibited works, forgeries, hoaxes
  • 099 Books notable for format

100 Philosophy & psychology

  • 101 Theory of philosophy
  • 102 Miscellany of philosophy
  • 103 Dictionaries of philosophy
  • 104 [unused]
  • 105 Periodicals & serial publications of philosophy
  • 106 Organizations of philosophy
  • 107 Education, research in philosophy
  • 108 Kinds of persons in philosophy
  • 109 Historical treatment of philosophy

110 Metaphysics

  • 111 Ontology
  • 112 [unused]
  • 113 Cosmology (Philosophy of nature)
  • 114 Space
  • 115 Time
  • 116 Change
  • 117 Structure
  • 118 Force & energy
  • 119 Number & quantity

120 Epistemology, causation, humankind

  • 121 Epistemology (Theory of knowledge)
  • 122 Causation
  • 123 Determinism & indeterminism
  • 124 Teleology
  • 125 [unused]
  • 126 The self
  • 127 The unconscious & the subconscious
  • 128 Humankind
    • 128.5 Death
  • 129 Origin & destiny of individual souls
    • (incl. Reincarnation)

130 Paranormal phenomena

  • 131 Occult methods for achieving well-being
  • 132 [unused]
  • 133 Parapsychology & occultism
    • (incl. Tarot, Astrology, etc.)
  • 134 [unused]
  • 135 Dreams & mysteries
  • 136 [unused]
  • 137 Divinatory graphology
  • 138 Physiognomy
  • 139 Phrenology

140 Specific philosophical schools

  • 141 Idealism & related systems
  • 142 Critical philosophy
  • 143 Intuitionism & Bergsonism
  • 144 Humanism & related systems
  • 145 Sensationalism
  • 146 Naturalism & related systems
  • 147 Pantheism & related systems
  • 148 Liberalism, eclecticism, traditionalism
  • 149 Other philosophical systems

150 Psychology

  • 151 [unused]
  • 152 Perception, movement, emotions, drives
  • 153 Mental processes & intelligence
    • 153.6 Non-verbal communication
  • 154 Subconscious & altered states
    • 154.63 Dreams
  • 155 Differential & developmental psychology
  • 156 Comparative psychology
  • 157 [unused]
  • 158 Applied psychology
  • 159 [unused]

160 Logic

  • 161 Induction
  • 162 Deduction
  • 163 [unused]
  • 164 [unused]
  • 165 Fallacies & sources of error
  • 166 Syllogisms
  • 167 Hypotheses
  • 168 Argument & persuasion
  • 169 Analogy

170 Ethics (Moral philosophy)

  • 171 Systems & doctrines
  • 172 Political ethics
  • 173 Ethics of family relationships
  • 174 Economic & professional ethics
    • 174.24 Euthanasia
    • 174.9 Ethics
  • 175 Ethics of recreation & leisure
  • 176 Ethics of sex & reproduction
  • 177 Ethics of social relations
  • 178 Ethics of consumption
  • 179 Other ethical norms

180 Ancient, Medieval, Oriental philosophy

  • 181 Oriental philosophy
  • 182 Pre-Socratic Greek philosophies
  • 183 Sophistic & Socratic philosophies
  • 184 Platonic philosophy
  • 185 Aristotelian philosophy
  • 186 Skeptic and Neoplatonic philosophies
  • 187 Epicurean philosophy
  • 188 Stoic philosophy
  • 189 Medieval Western philosophy

190 Modern Western philosophy

  • 191 United States & Canada
  • 192 British Isles
  • 193 Germany & Austria
  • 194 France
  • 195 Italy
  • 196 Spain & Portugal
  • 197 Soviet Union
  • 198 Scandinavia
  • 199 Other geographical areas

200 Religion

  • 201 Philosophy of Christianity
  • 202 Miscellany of Christianity
  • 203 Dictionaries of Christianity
  • 204 Special topics
  • 205 Periodicals & serial publications of Christianity
  • 206 Organizations of Christianity
  • 207 Education, research in Christianity
  • 208 Kinds of persons in Christianity
  • 209 History & geography of Christianity

210 Natural theology

  • 211 Concepts of God
  • 212 Existence, attributes of God
  • 213 Creation
  • 214 Theodicy
  • 215 Science & religion
  • 216 Good & evil
  • 217 [unused]
  • 218 Humankind
  • 219 [unused]

220 Bible

  • 221 Old Testament
  • 222 Historical books of Old Testament
  • 223 Poetic books of Old Testament
  • 224 Prophetic books of Old Testament
  • 225 New Testament
  • 226 Gospels & Acts
  • 227 Epistles
  • 228 Revelation (Apocalypse)
  • 229 Apocrypha & pseudepigrapha

230 Christian theology

  • 231 God
  • 232 Jesus Christ & his family
  • 233 Humankind
  • 234 Salvation (Soteriology) & grace
  • 235 Spiritual beings
  • 236 Eschatology
  • 237 [unused]
  • 238 Creeds & catechisms
  • 239 Apologetics & polemics

240 Christian moral & devotional theology

  • 241 Moral theology
  • 242 Devotional literature
  • 243 Evangelistic writings for individuals
  • 244 [unused]
  • 245 Texts of hymns
  • 246 Use of art in Christianity
  • 247 Church furnishings & articles
  • 248 Christian experience, practice, life
  • 249 Christian observances in family life

250 Christian orders & local church

  • 251 Preaching (Homiletics)
  • 252 Texts of sermons
  • 253 Pastoral office (Pastoral theology)
  • 254 Parish government & administration
  • 255 Religious congregations & orders
  • 256 [unused]
  • 257 [unused]
  • 258 [unused]
  • 259 Activities of the local church

260 Christian social theology

  • 261 Social theology
  • 262 Ecclesiology
  • 263 Times, places of religious observances
  • 264 Public worship
  • 265 Sacraments, other rites & acts
  • 266 Missions
  • 267 Associations for religious work
  • 268 Religious education
  • 269 Spiritual renewal

270 Christian church history

  • 271 Religious orders in church history
  • 272 Persecutions in church history
  • 273 Heresies in church history
  • 274 Christian church in Europe
  • 275 Christian church in Asia
  • 276 Christian church in Africa
  • 277 Christian church in North America
  • 278 Christian church in South America
  • 279 Christian church in other areas

280 Christian denominations & sects

  • 281 Early church & Eastern churches
  • 282 Roman Catholic Church
  • 283 Anglican churches
  • 284 Protestants of Continental origin
  • 285 Presbyterian, Reformed, Congregational
  • 286 Baptist, Disciples of Christ, Adventist
  • 287 Methodist & related churches
  • 288 [unused]
  • 289 Other denominations & sects

290 Other & comparative religions

  • 291 Comparative religion
  • 292 Classical Greek & Roman religion
  • 293 Germanic religion
  • 294 Religions of Indic origin
    • 294.3 Zen
  • 295 Zoroastrianism (Mazdaism, Parseeism)
  • 296 Judaism
  • 297 Islam & religions originating in it
  • 298 [unused]
  • 299 Other religions

300 Social sciences

  • 301 Sociology & anthropology
  • 302 Social interaction
    • 302.23 Mass media
  • 303 Social processes
  • 304 Factors affecting social behavior
  • 305 Social groups
    • 305.4 Women's movement
    • 305.8 Ethnic groups
  • 306 Culture & institutions
    • 306.76 Homosexuality
  • 307 Communities
  • 308 [unused]
  • 309 [unused]

310 General statistics

  • 311 [unused]
  • 312 [unused]
  • 313 [unused]
  • 314 Of Europe
  • 315 Of Asia
  • 316 Of Africa
  • 317 Of North America
  • 318 Of South America
  • 319 Of other geographical areas

320 Political science

  • 321 Systems of government & states
  • 322 Relation of state to organized groups
  • 323 Civil & political rights
  • 324 The political process
  • 325 International migration & colonization
  • 326 Slavery & emancipation
  • 327 International relations
  • 328 The legislative process
  • 329 [unused]

330 Economics

  • 331 Labor economics
    • 331.702 Career information
  • 332 Financial economics
    • 332.4 Money and finance
  • 333 Land economics
  • 334 Cooperatives
  • 335 Socialism & related systems
  • 336 Public finance
  • 337 International economics
  • 338 Production
  • 339 Macroeconomics & related topics

340 Law

  • 341 International law
  • 342 Constitutional & administrative law
  • 343 Military, tax, trade, industrial law
    • 343.73 Tax information
  • 344 Social, labor, welfare & related law
  • 345 Criminal law
  • 346 Private law
    • 346.73 Copyright
  • 347 Civil procedure & courts
    • 347.30497 Entertainment law
  • 348 Statutes, regulations, cases
  • 349 Specific jurisdictions
    • 349.73 Legal rights guides

350 Public administration

  • 351 Of central governments
  • 352 Of local governments
  • 353 Of U.S. federal & state governments
  • 354 Of specific central governments
  • 355 Military science
  • 356 Foot forces & warfare
  • 357 Mounted forces & warfare
  • 358 Other specialized forces & warfare
  • 359 Naval forces & warfare

360 Social services; association

  • 361 General social problems & welfare
  • 362 Social welfare problems & services
  • 363 Other social problems & services
    • 363.46 Abortion
  • 364 Criminology
  • 365 Penal & related institutions
  • 366 Association
  • 367 General clubs
  • 368 Insurance
  • 369 Miscellaneous kinds of associations

370 Education

  • 371 School management; Special education
  • 372 Elementary education
  • 373 Secondary education
  • 374 Adult education
  • 375 Curriculum
  • 376 Education of women
  • 377 Schools & religion
  • 378 Higher education
    • 378.17 Studying skills, College success
    • 378.3 Scholarships, Student aid
    • 378.73 Directories of colleges and universities
  • 379 Government regulation, control, support

380 Commerce, communication, transportation

  • 381 Domestic commerce and trade
  • 382 Foreign commerce and trade
  • 383 Postal communication
  • 384 Communications; Telecommunications
    • 384.14 Electronic mail (E-mail)
    • 384.3 Business aspects of the Internet
    • 384.55 Cable television
    • 384.8 Motion picture industry
  • 385 Railroads
  • 386 Inland waterways & ferries
  • 387 Water, air, space transportation
  • 388 Transportation; land transportation
  • 389 Measurements & standardization

390 Customs, etiquette, folklore

  • 391 Costume & personal appearance
  • 392 Customs of life cycle & domestic life
  • 393 Death customs
  • 394 General customs
  • 395 Etiquette; Manners
  • 396 [unused]
  • 397 [unused]
  • 398 Folklore
  • 399 Customs of war & diplomacy

400 Language

  • 401 Philosophy & theory
  • 402 Miscellany
  • 403 Dictionaries & encyclopedias
  • 404 Special topics
  • 405 Periodicals & serial publications
  • 406 Organizations & management
  • 407 Education, research, related topics
  • 408 With respect to kinds of persons
  • 409 Geographical & individual persons treatment

410 Linguistics

  • 411 Writing systems
  • 412 Etymology
  • 413 Dictionaries
  • 414 Phonology
  • 415 Structural systems (Grammar)
  • 416 [unused]
  • 417 Dialectology & historical linguistics
  • 418 Standard usage; Applied linguistics
  • 419 Verbal language not spoken or written

420 English & Old English

  • 421 English writing system & phonology
  • 422 English etymology
  • 423 English dictionaries
  • 424 [unused]
  • 425 English grammar
  • 426 [unused]
  • 427 English language variations
  • 428 Standard English usage
    • 428.42 Speed reading
  • 429 Old English (Anglo-Saxon)

430 Germanic languages

  • 431 German writing system & phonology
  • 432 German etymology
  • 433 German dictionaries
  • 434 [unused]
  • 435 German grammar
  • 436 [unused]
  • 437 German language variations
  • 438 Standard German usage
  • 439 Other Germanic languages

440 Romance languages

  • 441 French writing system & phonology
  • 442 French etymology
  • 443 French dictionaries
  • 444 [unused]
  • 445 French grammar
  • 446 [unused]
  • 447 French language variations
  • 448 Standard French usage
  • 449 Provençal & Catalan

450 Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic languages

  • 451 Italian writing system & phonology
  • 452 Italian etymology
  • 453 Italian dictionaries
  • 454 [unused]
  • 455 Italian grammar
  • 456 [unused]
  • 457 Italian language variations
  • 458 Standard Italian usage
  • 459 Romanian & Rhaeto-Romanic

460 Spanish & Portuguese languages

  • 461 Spanish writing system & phonology
  • 462 Spanish etymology
  • 463 Spanish dictionaries
  • 464 [unused]
  • 465 Spanish grammar
  • 466 [unused]
  • 467 Spanish language variations
  • 468 Standard Spanish usage
    • 468.2421 How to learn Spanish
  • 469 Portuguese

470 Italic languages; Latin

  • 471 Classical Latin writing system & phonology
  • 472 Classical Latin etymology
  • 473 Classical Latin dictionaries
  • 474 [unused]
  • 475 Classical Latin grammar
  • 476 [unused]
  • 477 Old, Postclassical, Vulgar Latin
  • 478 Classical Latin usage
  • 479 Other Italic languages

480 Hellenic languages; Greek

  • 481 Classical Greek writing system & phonology
  • 482 Classical Greek etymology
  • 483 Classical Greek dictionaries
  • 484 [unused]
  • 485 Classical Greek grammar
  • 486 [unused]
  • 487 Preclassical, Postclassical Greek
  • 488 Classical Greek usage
  • 489 Other Hellenic languages

490 Other languages

  • 491 East Indo-European & Celtic languages
  • 492 Afro-Asiatic languages; Semitic
  • 493 Non-Semitic Afro-Asiatic languages
  • 494 Ural-Altaic, Paleosiberian, Dravidian
  • 495 Languages of East & Southeast Asia
  • 496 African languages
  • 497 North American native languages
  • 498 South American native languages
  • 499 Miscellaneous languages

500 Natural sciences & mathematics

  • 501 Philosophy & theory
  • 502 Miscellany
  • 503 Dictionaries & encyclopedias
  • 504 [unused]
  • 505 Periodicals & serial publications
  • 506 Organizations & management
  • 507 Education, research, related topics
  • 508 Natural history
  • 509 Historical, areas, individual persons treatment

510 Mathematics

  • 511 General principles
  • 512 Algebra & number theory
  • 513 Arithmetic
  • 514 Topology
  • 515 Analysis
  • 516 Geometry
  • 517 [unused]
  • 518 [unused]
  • 519 Probabilities & applied mathematics

520 Astronomy & allied sciences

  • 521 Celestial mechanics
  • 522 Techniques, eqipment, materials
  • 523 Specific celestial bodies & phenomena
  • 524 [unused]
  • 525 Earth (Astronomical geography)
  • 526 Mathematical geography
  • 527 Celestial navigation
  • 528 Ephemerides
  • 529 Chronology

530 Physics

  • 531 Classical mechanics; Solid mechanics
  • 532 Fluid mechanics; Liquid mechanics
  • 533 Gas mechanics
  • 534 Sound & related vibrations
  • 535 Light & paraphotic phenomena
    • 535.6 Color theory
  • 536 Heat
  • 537 Electricity & electronics
    • 537.5 Electronics
  • 538 Magnetism
  • 539 Modern physics

540 Chemistry & allied sciences

  • 541 Physical & theoretical chemistry
  • 542 Techniques, equipment, materials
  • 543 Analytical chemistry
  • 544 Qualitative analysis
  • 545 Quantitative analysis
  • 546 Inorganic chemistry
  • 547 Organic chemistry
  • 548 Crystallography
  • 549 Mineralogy

550 Earth sciences

  • 551 Geology, hydrology, meteorology
    • 551.46 Oceanography
    • 551.5 Weather
  • 552 Petrology
  • 553 Economic geology
  • 554 Earth sciences of Europe
  • 555 Earth sciences of Asia
  • 556 Earth sciences of Africa
  • 557 Earth sciences of North America
  • 558 Earth sciences of South America
  • 559 Earth sciences of other geographical areas

560 Paleontology; Paleozoology

  • 561 Paleobotany
  • 562 Fossil invertebrates
  • 563 Fossil primitive phyla
  • 564 Fossil Mollusca & Molluscoidea
  • 565 Other fossil invertebrates
  • 566 Fossil Vertebrates & Craniata
  • 567 Fossil cold-blooded vertebrates
  • 568 Fossil birds
  • 569 Fossil mammals

570 Life sciences

  • 571 [unused]
  • 572 Human races
  • 573 Physical anthropology
  • 574 Biology
    • 574.5 Ecology
  • 575 Evolution & genetics
  • 576 Microbiology
  • 577 General nature of life
  • 578 Microscopy in biology
  • 579 Collection and preservation

580 Botany (Plants)

  • 581 Botany
  • 582 Seed-bearing plants
  • 583 Dicotyledons
  • 584 Monocotyledons
  • 585 Gymnosperms (Pines & related plants)
  • 586 Seedless plants
  • 587 Ferns & club mosses
  • 588 Mosses & liverworts
  • 589 Fungi, bacteria, other simple plants

590 Zoology (Animals)

  • 591 Zoology
  • 592 Invertebrates
  • 593 Protozoa, Echinoderms, related phyla
  • 594 Molluscs & related phyla
  • 595 Other invertebrates
  • 596 Vertebrates
  • 597 Cold-blooded vertebrates (Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles)
  • 598 Birds
  • 599 Mammals

600 Applied science & technology

  • 601 Philosophy & theory
  • 602 Miscellany
  • 603 Dictionaries & encyclopedias
  • 604 Special topics
  • 605 Periodicals & serial publications
  • 606 Organizations
  • 607 Education, research, related topics
  • 608 Invention & patents
  • 609 Historical, areas, individual persons treatment

610 Medicine

  • 611 Human anatomy, cytology, histology
  • 612 Human physiology
    • 612.6 Human sexuality
    • 612.82 The brain
  • 613 Health & nutrition
  • 614 Incidence & prevention of disease
  • 615 Pharmacology & therapeutics
    • 615.1 Drugs & drug abuse
  • 616 Diseases
    • 616.86 Alcoholism
    • 616.89 Therapy (Art, dance, music)
  • 617 Surgery & related specialties
  • 618 Gynecology & other specialties
  • 619 Experimental medicine

620 Engineering & allied operations

  • 621 Applied physics
    • 621.366 Holography, Lasers
  • 622 Mining & related operations
  • 623 Military & nautical engineering
  • 624 Civil engineering
  • 625 Engineering of railroads, roads
  • 626 [unused]
  • 627 Hydraulic engineering
  • 628 Sanitary & municipal engineering
  • 629 Other branches of engineering
    • 629.1 Aviation
    • 629.4 Space travel
    • 629.892 Robotics

630 Agriculture

  • 631 Techniques, equipment, materials
  • 632 Plant injuries, diseases, pests
  • 633 Field & plantation crops
  • 634 Orchards, fruits, forestry
  • 635 Garden crops
  • 636 Animal husbandry
  • 637 Processing dairy & related products
  • 638 Insect culture
  • 639 Hunting, fishing, conservation

640 Home economics & family life

  • 641 Food & drink
  • 642 Meals & table service
  • 643 Housing & household equipment
  • 644 Household utilities
  • 645 Household furnishings
  • 646 Sewing, clothing, personal living
  • 647 Management of public households
  • 648 Housekeeping
  • 649 Child rearing & home care of the sick

650 Management & auxiliary services

    • 650.14 Job strategy, resumes
  • 651 Office services
    • 651.75 Business writing
  • 652 Processes of written communication
  • 653 Shorthand
  • 654 [unused]
  • 655 [unused]
  • 656 [unused]
  • 657 Accounting
  • 658 General management & marketing
    • 658.002 Small business management & Minority businesses
  • 659 Advertising & public relations

660 Chemical engineering

  • 661 Industrial chemicals technology
  • 662 Explosives, fuels technology
  • 663 Beverage technology
  • 664 Food technology
  • 665 Industrial oils, fats, waxes, gases
  • 666 Ceramic & allied technologies
  • 667 Cleaning, color, related technologies
  • 668 Technology of other organic products
  • 669 Metallurgy

670 Manufacturing

  • 671 Metalworking & metal products
  • 672 Iron, steel, other iron alloys
  • 673 Nonferrous metals
  • 674 Lumber processing, wood products, cork
  • 675 Leather & fur processing
  • 676 Pulp & paper technology
  • 677 Textiles
  • 678 Elastomers & elastomer products
  • 679 Other products of specific materials

680 Manufacture for specific uses

  • 681 Precision instruments & other devices
  • 682 Small forge work (Blacksmithing)
  • 683 Hardware & household appliances
  • 684 Furnishings & home workshops
  • 685 Leather, fur, related products
  • 686 Printing & related activities
  • 687 Clothing
  • 688 Other final products & packaging
  • 689 [unused]

690 Buildings

  • 691 Building materials
  • 692 Auxiliary construction practices
  • 693 Specific materials & purposes
  • 694 Wood construction; Carpentry
  • 695 Roof covering
  • 696 Utilities
  • 697 Heating, ventilating, air-conditioning
  • 698 Detail finishing
  • 699 [unused]

700 Fine arts & recreation

  • 701 Philosophy & theory
  • 702 Miscellany
  • 703 Dictionaries & encyclopedias
  • 704 Special topics
  • 705 Periodicals & serial publications
  • 706 Organizations & management
  • 707 Education, research, related topics
  • 708 Galleries, museums, private collections
  • 709 Historical, areas, individual persons treatment

710 Civic & landscape art

  • 711 Area planning (Civic art)
  • 712 Landscape architecture
  • 713 Landscape architecture of trafficways
  • 714 Water features
  • 715 Woody plants
  • 716 Herbaceous plants
  • 717 Structures
  • 718 Landscape design of cemeteries
  • 719 Natural landscapes

720 Architecture

  • 721 Architectural structure
  • 722 Architecture to ca. 300
  • 723 Architecture from ca. 300 to 1399
  • 724 Architecture from 1400
  • 725 Public structures
  • 726 Buildings for religious purposes
  • 727 Buildings for education & research
  • 728 Residential & related buildings
  • 729 Design & decoration

730 Plastic arts; Sculpture

  • 731 Processes, forms, subjects of sculpture
  • 732 Sculpture to ca. 500
  • 733 Greek, Etruscan, Roman sculpture
  • 734 Sculpture from ca. 500 to 1399
  • 735 Sculpture from 1400
  • 736 Carving & carvings
  • 737 Numismatics & sigillography
  • 738 Ceramic arts
  • 739 Art metalwork
    • 739.27 Jewelry

740 Drawing & decorative arts

  • 741 Drawing & drawings
    • 741.5 Comic art
  • 742 Perspective
  • 743 Drawing & drawings by subject
  • 744 [unused]
  • 745 Decorative arts
  • 746 Textile arts
  • 747 Interior decoration
  • 748 Glass
  • 749 Furniture & accessories

750 Painting & paintings

  • 751 Techniques, equipment, forms
  • 752 Color
  • 753 Symbolism, allegory, mythology, legend
  • 754 Genre paintings
  • 755 Religion & religious symbolism
  • 756 [unused]
  • 757 Human figures & their parts
  • 758 Other subjects
  • 759 Historical, areas, individual persons treatment

760 Graphic arts; Printmaking & prints

  • 761 Relief processes (Block printing)
  • 762 [unused]
  • 763 Lithographic (Planographic) processes
  • 764 Chromolithography & serigraphy
  • 765 Metal engraving
  • 766 Mezzotinting & related processes
  • 767 Etching & drypoint
  • 768 [unused]
  • 769 Prints

770 Photography & photographs

    • 770.9 History of photography
  • 771 Techniques, equipment, materials
  • 772 Metallic salt processes
  • 773 Pigment processes of printing
  • 774 Holography
  • 775 [unused]
  • 776 [unused]
  • 777 [unused]
  • 778 Fields & kinds of photography
  • 779 Photographs

780 Music

  • Note: Music and related materials underwent a significant reorganization with the introduction of DDC 20th ed. Materials classified prior to that time may be found in varying locations. Please consult the Illinet Online catalog for precise locations and information.
    • 780.81 Musicals
  • 781 General principles & musical forms
  • 782 Vocal music
  • 783 Music for single voices; The voice
  • 784 Instruments & instrumental ensembles; Rock music
  • 785 Chamber music; Jazz
  • 786 Keyboard & other instruments
  • 787 Stringed instruments
  • 788 Wind instruments
  • 789 [unused]

790 Recreational & performing arts

  • 791 Public performances
    • 791.028 Acting
    • 791.43028 Film actors/actresses
    • 791.4309 History of film
    • 791.437 Screenplays
    • 791.44 Radio
    • 791.45 Television
  • 792 Stage presentations; Theatre
    • 792.027 Stage makeup
    • 792.09 History of theatre
    • 792.3 Mime
  • 793 Indoor games & amusements
    • 793.3 Dance
  • 794 Indoor games of skill
  • 795 Games of chance; Gambling
  • 796 Athletic & outdoor sports & games
  • 797 Aquatic & air sports
  • 798 Equestrian sports & animal racing
  • 799 Fishing, hunting, shooting

800 Literature & rhetoric

  • 801 Philosophy & theory
  • 802 Miscellany
  • 803 Dictionaries & encyclopedias
  • 804 [unused]
  • 805 Periodicals & serial publications
  • 806 Organizations
  • 807 Education, research, related topics
  • 808 Rhetoric & collections of literature
    • 808.02 Writing research papers, bibliographies
    • 808.066 Scriptwriting, news writing
    • 808.068 Children's literature
    • 808.5 Voice, diction, public speaking
    • 808.8245 Monologues
  • 809 Literary history & criticism
    • 809.1 Poetry
    • 809.3876 Science fiction

810 American Literature in English

  • 811 Poetry
  • 812 Drama
  • 813 Fiction
  • 814 Essays
  • 815 Speeches
  • 816 Letters
  • 817 Satire & humor
  • 818 Miscellaneous writings
  • 819 [unused]

820 English & Old English Literature

  • 821 English poetry
  • 822 English drama
    • 822.33 Shakespeare
  • 823 English fiction
  • 824 English essays
  • 825 English speeches
  • 826 English letters
  • 827 English satire & humor
  • 828 English miscellaneous writings
  • 829 Old English (Anglo-Saxon) literature

830 Germanic Literature

  • 831 German poetry
  • 832 German drama
  • 833 German fiction
  • 834 German essays
  • 835 German speeches
  • 836 German letters
  • 837 German satire & humor
  • 838 German miscellaneous writings
  • 839 Other Germanic literature

840 Literatures of Romance languages

  • 841 French poetry
  • 842 French drama
  • 843 French fiction
  • 844 French essays
  • 845 French speeches
  • 846 French letters
  • 847 French satire & humor
  • 848 French miscellaneous writings
  • 849 Provençal & Catalan literature

850 Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic literatures

  • 851 Italian poetry
  • 852 Italian drama
  • 853 Italian fiction
  • 854 Italian essays
  • 855 Italian speeches
  • 856 Italian letters
  • 857 Italian satire & humor
  • 858 Italian miscellaneous writings
  • 859 Romanian & Rhaeto-Romanic literatures

860 Spanish & Portuguese literatures

  • 861 Spanish poetry
  • 862 Spanish drama
  • 863 Spanish fiction
  • 864 Spanish essays
  • 865 Spanish speeches
  • 866 Spanish letters
  • 867 Spanish satire & humor
  • 868 Spanish miscellaneous writings
  • 869 Portuguese literature

870 Italic literatures; Latin

  • 871 Latin poetry
  • 872 Latin dramatic poetry & drama
  • 873 Latin epic poetry & fiction
  • 874 Latin lyric poetry
  • 875 Latin speeches
  • 876 Latin letters
  • 877 Latin satire & humor
  • 878 Latin miscellaneous writings
  • 879 Literatures of other Italic languages

880 Hellenic literatures; Greek

  • 881 Classical Greek poetry
  • 882 Classical Greek drama
  • 883 Classical Greek epic poetry & fiction
  • 884 Classical Greek lyric poetry
  • 885 Classical Greek speeches
  • 886 Classical Greek letters
  • 887 Classical Greek satire & humor
  • 888 Classical Greek miscellaneous writings
  • 889 Modern Greek literature

890 Literatures of other languages

  • 891 East Indo-European & Celtic
  • 892 Afro-Asiatic literatures; Semitic
  • 893 Non-Semitic Afro-Asiatic literatures
  • 894 Ural-Altaic, Paleosiberian, Dravidian
  • 895 Literatures of East & Southeast Asia
  • 896 African literatures
  • 897 North American native literatures
  • 898 South American native literatures
  • 899 Other literatures

900 Geography & history

  • 901 Philosophy & theory
  • 902 Miscellany
  • 903 Dictionaries & encyclopedias
  • 904 Collected accounts of events
  • 905 Periodicals & serial publications
  • 906 Organizations & management
  • 907 Education, research, related topics
  • 908 With respect to kinds of persons
  • 909 World history

910 Geography & travel

  • 911 Historical geography
  • 912 Maps, atlases, graphic representations
  • 913 Ancient world
  • 914 Europe
  • 915 Asia
  • 916 Africa
  • 917 North America
    • 917.73 Chicago guidebooks
  • 918 South America
  • 919 Other areas

920 Biography, genealogy, insignia

  • Note: at Columbia, most biographies are classed in the subject area for which the person is most famed. Only collections of biographies and biographies of individuals without a special field of note are placed at 920.
    • 920.073 Who's Who (biographical)
  • 921 [unused]
  • 922 [unused]
  • 923 [unused]
  • 924 [unused]
  • 925 [unused]
  • 926 [unused]
  • 927 [unused]
  • 928 [unused]
  • 929 Genealogy, names, insignia

930 History of ancient world

  • 931 China
  • 932 Egypt
  • 933 Palestine
  • 934 India
  • 935 Mesopotamia & Iranian Plateau
  • 936 Europe north & west of Italy
  • 937 Italy & adjacent territories
  • 938 Greece
  • 939 Other parts of the ancient world

940 General history of Europe

  • 941 British Isles
  • 942 England & Wales
  • 943 Central Europe; Germany
  • 944 France & Morocco
  • 945 Italian Peninsula & adjacent islands
  • 946 Iberian Peninsula & adjacent islands
  • 947 Eastern Europe; Soviet Union
  • 948 Northern Europe; Scandinavia
  • 949 Other parts of Europe

950 General history of Asia; Far East

  • 951 China & adjacent areas
  • 952 Japan
  • 953 Arabian Peninsula & adjacent areas
  • 954 South Asia; India
  • 955 Iran
  • 956 Middle East (Near East)
  • 957 Siberia (Asiatic Russia)
  • 958 Central Asia
  • 959 Southeast Asia
    • 959.704 Vietnam War

960 General history of Africa

  • 961 Tunisia & Libya
  • 962 Egypt & Sudan
  • 963 Ethiopia
  • 964 Morocco & Canary Islands
  • 965 Algeria
  • 966 West Africa & offshore islands
  • 967 Central Africa & offshore islands
  • 968 Southern Africa
  • 969 South Indian Ocean islands

970 General history of North America

    • 970.004 Native American history
  • 971 Canada
  • 972 Middle America; Mexico
  • 973 United States
    • 973.3 Revolutionary War
    • 973.7 Civil War
    • 973.9 20th Century
  • 974 Northeastern United States
  • 975 Southeastern United States
  • 976 South central United States
  • 977 North central United States
    • 977.31 Chicago history
  • 978 Western United States
  • 979 Great Basin & Pacific Slope

980 General history of South America

  • 981 Brazil
  • 982 Argentina
  • 983 Chile
  • 984 Bolivia
  • 985 Peru
  • 986 Colombia & Ecuador
  • 987 Venezuela
  • 988 Guiana
  • 989 Paraguay & Uruguay

990 General history of other areas

  • 991 [unused]
  • 992 [unused]
  • 993 New Zealand
  • 994 Australia
  • 995 Melanesia; New Guinea
  • 996 Other parts of Pacific; Polynesia
  • 997 Atlantic Ocean islands
  • 998 Arctic islands & Antarctica
  • 999 Extraterrestrial worlds

[ Sources: Dewey Decimal System Summaries http://www.lib.colum.edu/library/deweysum.html at the Columbia College Library http://www.lib.colum.edu/library/

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