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Dewey’s got it covered!

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A visual vocabulary for the Dewey Decimal Classification System

A visual vocabulary for the Dewey Decimal Classification System

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  • 1. Dewey’s Got It Covered!
    Visual Vocabulary
    Dewey Subject Areas
    Linda Murphy EDST 6304
  • 2. Books with so much information
    they cannot be explained
    in just one category.
    000s – General Knowledge
  • 3. Books that help us
    think about ourselves
    and
    understand our emotions.
    100s – Philosophy & Psychology
  • 4. Books that explain:
    How did we get here?
    Why are we here?
    What will happen to us?
    200s - Religion
  • 5. Books that show how people are able to get long with each other
    300s – Social Science
  • 6. Books that will help us communicate with each other
    400s - Language
  • 7. Books about nature and the world around us –
    what exists whether man is around or not
    500s – Pure Science
  • 8. Books the show how man takes pure science –
    and makes it work for him
    600s – Applied Science
  • 9. Books that show us how to enjoy our free time
    700s – Fine Arts & Recreation
  • 10. Books of:
    poetry, stories, plays, and riddles from around the world
    800s - Literature
  • 11. Books of maps and memories of the events of the world -from ancient times to the present
    900s – Geography & History
  • 12. Organization courtesy of Melvil Dewey
    Images courtesy of
    Google
    Dewey’s Got it covered!

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