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Dewey Decimal System

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  • 1. Dewey DecimalClassification System Presented to Second Students Developed by Karen Ward Library Media Specialist Eichold-Mertz Elementary School
  • 2. Who created the Dewey DecimalClassification System? Melvil Dewey was born on December 10, 1851 Melvil Dewey created the number order system for library books when he was 21 years old. Melvil Dewey started the first school for librarians.
  • 3. Ten Main Classifications inDewey’s SystemThe world’s knowledge is divided into 10 categories or groups.Each group has a main title and is represented by three numbers.
  • 4. The Big Ten! Generalities – 000  Science & Math – 500 Philosophy – 100  Technology – 600 Religion – 200  The Arts – 700 Social Science –  Literature – 800 300  Geography & History - 900 Language – 400 Brings order to the massive amount of world knowledge
  • 5. You Can Judge A Book by ItsCover!  The Dewey Decimal Classification call number can be found on the spine label.  Why?  When the book is shelved, the Dewey 500 Decimal Classification 200 000 Mea Bya Lee call number can be easily seen.
  • 6. Generalities - 000EncyclopediasNews mediaRare Books Encyclopedias, References
  • 7. Philosophy - 100Paranormal phenomenaPsychologyLogic Man thinks
  • 8. Religion - 200BibleHistoryof ChristianityOther Religions About God
  • 9. Social Science - 300LawEducationFolklore About man’s neighbors
  • 10. Language - 400 English Spanish Other Languages Man talks with other men
  • 11. Natural Science& Math - 500MathematicsEarth sciencesPlantsAnimals Man discovers all that is around him
  • 12. Technology – 600MedicineAgricultureFamily living Man makes useful things
  • 13. The Arts - 700DrawingMusicRecreational & performing arts Man makes beautiful things
  • 14. Literature - 800American LiteratureOld English LiteratureLiteratures of Other Languages Man writes
  • 15. Geography & History - 900GeographyBiographiesAncient History Man writes about travel, people, and events
  • 16. Flashback! What Do You Remember? Who created the Dewey Decimal Classification System? What does the DDCS do for our library? How many main classifications are there? Where do you find the DDCS number on a library book?
  • 17. Resources Used…All clipart taken from the Microsoft Clipart web site: http://office.microsoft.com/clipart/default.aspx?lc=en-us&cag=1Information on the Dewey Decimal Classification taken from: Weisburg, H. & Toor, R. Teacher’s Portfolio of Library Skills Lessons & Activities (1985). The Center for Applied Research in Education, Inc.

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