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5.1 How does the Dewey decimal Classification (DDC) work?




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This article is from the Libraries FAQ, by Anthony Wilson paw@iglou.com with numerous contributions by others.

5.1 How does the Dewey decimal Classification (DDC) work?

There are ten main categories in DDC. These are divided into ten
subcategories, which in turn are divided into further subcategories.
The more specific the subject of the item is, the longer the number
assigned to it is. Today the classifications are the responsibility of
Forest Press.

 

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