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5.2 What are the ten major classifications of the DDC?




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

5.2 What are the ten major classifications of the DDC?

The Dewey Decimal System
000-099: General works (encyclopedias and similar works)
100-199: Philosophy and Psychology
200-299: Religion
300-399: Social Sciences
400-499: Languages (including dictionaries)
500-599: Natural science
600-699: Applied science
700-799: Arts
800-899: Literature
900-999: History, Geography and Biography

For a further breakdown, go to the 3 summaries site on the WWW at:
http://www.oclc.org/oclc/fp/about/ddc21sm1.htm .

 

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