What is it??
Using a Library
Presented by Nazia Tasnim
Roll no- 010173
In English Language Class
For Class (9-10)
Library
Organized Collection of books, magazines,
newspapers, etc.
How to locate a Book in Library
Books are
organized in a
systematic way
into
Categories and
Classes
Then they are
arranged...
Two systems for Organizing books
 Dewey Decimal
System
By Melvin Dewey
 Library of
Congress
System
By Herbart Putnam
Ten Main Classifications in
Dewey’s System
 The world’s knowledge is divided
into 10 categories or groups.
 Each group h...
Ten Categories
or
The Big Ten!
 General – 000
 Philosophy – 100
 Religion – 200
 Social Science –
300
 Language – 400...
Judging a Book by Its Title
Or call number
 The Dewey Decimal
Classification call
number can be found on
the label.
 Whe...
General – (000-099)
 Encyclopedias
 News media
 Rare Books
Encyclopedias, Reference
materials
Philosophy –(100-199)
 Paranormal phenomena
 Psychology
 Logic
Religion – (200-299)
 Religions
 Theology and Mythology
Social Science -
(300-399)
 Law
 Education
 Folklore
About man’s neighbors
Language –(400-499)
 English
 Spanish
 Other Languages
Grammar, Dictionaries
Natural Science
& Math – (500-599)
 Mathematics
 Earth sciences
 Biology
 Astronomy
Man discovers
all that is
around h...
Technology –
(600-699)
 Medicine
 Agriculture
 Family living
Man makes useful
things
The Arts – (700-799)
 Drawing
 Music
 Recreational & performing
arts
Man makes
beautiful things
Literature –
(800-899)
 Literature of every language
and era
Man writes
Geography &
History – (900-999)
 Geography
 Biographies
 Ancient History
Man writes about
travel, people, and
events
Questions:
1) Can you find out a book on
“History of Art”??
2) In which range of numbers, you’ll look for
it?
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Using a library

  1. 1. What is it??
  2. 2. Using a Library Presented by Nazia Tasnim Roll no- 010173 In English Language Class For Class (9-10)
  3. 3. Library Organized Collection of books, magazines, newspapers, etc.
  4. 4. How to locate a Book in Library Books are organized in a systematic way into Categories and Classes Then they are arranged alphabetically( a, b, c…) or numerically(1,2,3…)
  5. 5. Two systems for Organizing books  Dewey Decimal System By Melvin Dewey  Library of Congress System By Herbart Putnam
  6. 6. Ten Main Classifications in Dewey’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.
  7. 7. Ten Categories or The Big Ten!  General – 000  Philosophy – 100  Religion – 200  Social Science – 300  Language – 400  Science & Math – 500  Technology – 600  The Arts – 700  Literature – 800  Geography & History - 900
  8. 8. Judging a Book by Its Title Or call number  The Dewey Decimal Classification call number can be found on the label.  When the book is shelved, the Dewey Decimal Classification call number can be easily seen. 543 Lee 200 Bya 000 Mea
  9. 9. General – (000-099)  Encyclopedias  News media  Rare Books Encyclopedias, Reference materials
  10. 10. Philosophy –(100-199)  Paranormal phenomena  Psychology  Logic
  11. 11. Religion – (200-299)  Religions  Theology and Mythology
  12. 12. Social Science - (300-399)  Law  Education  Folklore About man’s neighbors
  13. 13. Language –(400-499)  English  Spanish  Other Languages Grammar, Dictionaries
  14. 14. Natural Science & Math – (500-599)  Mathematics  Earth sciences  Biology  Astronomy Man discovers all that is around him
  15. 15. Technology – (600-699)  Medicine  Agriculture  Family living Man makes useful things
  16. 16. The Arts – (700-799)  Drawing  Music  Recreational & performing arts Man makes beautiful things
  17. 17. Literature – (800-899)  Literature of every language and era Man writes
  18. 18. Geography & History – (900-999)  Geography  Biographies  Ancient History Man writes about travel, people, and events
  19. 19. Questions: 1) Can you find out a book on “History of Art”?? 2) In which range of numbers, you’ll look for it?

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