background preloader

Dewey Decimal System - A Guide to Call Numbers

Dewey Decimal System - A Guide to Call Numbers
To learn more about what the parts of a book's call number mean, take a look at How do I Read a Call Number? 000 Generalities 100 Philosophy & psychology 200 Religion 300 Social sciences 400 Language 500 Natural sciences & mathematics 600 Technology (Applied sciences) 700 The arts 800 Literature & rhetoric 900 Geography & history The 000s Back to the top of this page The 100s The 200s Back to the top of this page The 300s The 400s

Related:  dewey-ddc

CyberDewey A Hotlist of Internet Sites organized using Dewey Decimal Classification codes. The Dewey Decimal Classification is comprised of 10 Classes (Generalities, Philosophy, Religion, Social Science, Language, Natural Science, Technology, Art, Literature, and History). Each class is further subdivided into ten Divisions, and each Division into ten Sections.

Police State: Growth Rate of Cops Exceeds Population Growth Kurt Nimmo The Bureau of Justice Statistics has released a report demonstrating the growth of police in the United States. The survey was conducted with agencies that participated in the 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies and the results were released by the Justice Department this month. Between 1992 and 2008 the numbers of police grew by 25 percent. In 2008 there were 705,000 full-time sworn officers employed in the United States.

RDF - Semantic Web Standards Overview RDF is a standard model for data interchange on the Web. RDF has features that facilitate data merging even if the underlying schemas differ, and it specifically supports the evolution of schemas over time without requiring all the data consumers to be changed. RDF extends the linking structure of the Web to use URIs to name the relationship between things as well as the two ends of the link (this is usually referred to as a “triple”). Using this simple model, it allows structured and semi-structured data to be mixed, exposed, and shared across different applications. Public Relations Crisis Management - Crisis Pla... DPK Public Relations is experienced in crisis communications planning, crisis response and crisis recovery. We have helped clients survive and even benefit from an array of crisis situations. These range from product recalls, workforce layoffs and work-related accidents and deaths to plant closings, regulatory crackdowns and environmental issues. Contact DPK Public Relations at 800.596.8708 for crisis management and recovery. DPK Public Relations' Dan Keeney, APR is a crisis communications expert.

Dewey Decimal Classification System 600 Technology (Applied sciences) 601 Philosophy & theory 602 Miscellany 603 Dictionaries & encyclopedias 604 Special topics 604.2 Technical drawing 604.7 Hazardous materials technology 605 Serial publications Outgoing We have had an on-again off-again interest here in trying to characterize databases. Ralph LeVan once had a project called Automatic Collection Description based on centroids found when indexing databases. A few years ago I did some work looking at which OCLC members had the most holdings for headings in WorldCat (and conversely what each OCLC member library had the strongest collections in by heading).

The Digital Divide 2.0 - CBS News GENERIC: World, Computer, Internet, Kids, Children, Teens, Teenager, Online, Parenting Control CBS This story was reported by's Jennifer Hoar "Girls, finish your homework — people in China and India are starving for your jobs." That's how columnist and author Tom Friedman advises his kids about what they're up against in the global job market. The digital revolution has leveled the "playing field," Friedman says in his book "The World Is Flat." Dewey Decimal System From Dead Media Archive The Dewey Decimal Classification System is a hierarchical system of classification that utilizes decimals to codify divisions. Despite its decreasing popularity, Dewey continues to be the most dominant classification system in the world and is used in over 138 countries and 200,000 libraries. The DDC was created in 1876 by Melville Dewey and in 1988 was acquired by the Online Computer Library Center in Dublin, Ohio who continue to own the trademark. Utility The Dewey Decimal Classification System used numerical hierarchy to order information into categories.

love this pearl. thanks sarasays! by ebbead Feb 5

Related:  Libraries