Dewey decimal classification

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Synonyms for Dewey decimal classification

a system used by libraries to classify nonfictional publications into subject categories

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Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classification--do not meet the needs of classifying the Asian/Asian American materials.
Using our Best-of-Web Directory, a visitor will be able to find links to all the best Web sites on theatre, for example, and then, using the Dewey Decimal number or subject headings for that topic, zip over to their local public library and quickly and easily find books on theatre.
Half the time it looks like Michael Bay trying to make a blockbusting action film about the Half the time it looks like Michael Bay trying to make a blockbusting action film about the Dewey Decimal System or something.
In April 1984 at a certain library on Merseyside, a 30-something librarian we shall call Declan Mayvoreen was dividing his thoughts between the vagaries of the Dewey Decimal book classification system and his girlfriend Andrea's request for a 1.
The book, Dewey Decimal Guide to Kingstanding and Erdington features artwork, photographs and written contributions from foundation learning students at Birmingham Metropolitan College.
I didn't mention that the catalogue program was invented in 1876 by Melvil Dewey Decimal System, because I figured he already knew.
They learn to navigate the Dewey Decimal System and ask the librarian for information.
Dewey decimal classification; editions 19 (1979) to edition 23 (2011).
The team also incorporated a way to index the data--sort of a DNA version of the Dewey Decimal System--and an error-correction code to keep the data clean.
Springfield-Greene County Library District - " We Speak Your Language " - In an effort to make patrons more comfortable using the library, they proposed moving away from the Dewey Decimal system to a new classification in which the library would have "thematic" neighborhoods.
Which L is an institution in which you might find the Dewey decimal classification system?
With KillerKeys, memorizing these shortcuts is a thing of the past, just as this generation doesn't use encyclopedias, the Dewey decimal system or an atlas.
The top-rated, luxury library-themed hotel has arranged its floors according to the 10 categories of the Dewey Decimal System -- remember literature, history and math from back in the day?
The top-rated, luxury library-themed hotel has arranged its floors according to the ten categories of the Dewey Decimal System.
With the purchase of the Library Bureau, founded in the 1800s by Melvil Dewey--creator of the Dewey Decimal System, as well as library furniture, ModuForm solidified its move into the woodworking marker.