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The Dewey Decimal System is by most school (99%) and public libraries (95%) to organize their collections.  Learning to navigate Dewey gives you skills that can be used most public and school libraries. 

Although many colleges and universities use the Library of Congress system, learning about the Dewey Decimal Systems equips students with skills that make navigating university libraries easier,

The Dewey Decimal System is broken down into ten categories:

  000 Generalities 

  100 Philosophy & Psychology

  200 Religion

  300 Social Sciences

  400 Language

  500 Natural Sciences & Mathematics

  600 Applied Sciences & Technology

  700 The Arts

  800 Literature & Rhetoric

  900 Geography & History 

  Kids Tutorial on the Dewey Decimal Classification System

"Tutorial for Kids." Dewey Services. OCLC, n.d. Web. 15 Feb. 2015.

Bob the Alien Discovers the Dewey Decimal System

Dewey Details


The Dewey Blog -News about Dewey Happenings 

Dewey Details - An outline of the Dewey Decimal Classification System from Internet Public Library

Dewey Services -Summary of the DDCS and services by OCLC

Dewey for Teachers and Students - Dewey Services from OCLC