Dewey decimal classification

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  • noun

Synonyms for Dewey decimal classification

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

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In Sweden the national library has decided that we in Sweden have to leave behind our beloved SAB classification system, and instead use the Dewey system for classification in future.
Skaggs offers ideas to use when starting the school year, teaching the Dewey system, and developing puppetry skills, and offers templates and ideas for dozens of promotions teachers and librarians can create with very little money and even less artistic ability.
5) While the dewey system and chain gang serve as a collective sell however, they also consume the individuality of these Lost Boys and prevent their growing up.
BUSH: Well, I should use the Library of Congress, but the Dewey System is a little bit simpler, it's perfect for a home library.
June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- collectionHQ, the world-leading collection performance improvement solution that helps libraries better manage their collections, today announced it has added the capability to track nonfiction titles through the Library of Congress Classification system (LCC) and other alphanumeric classification schemes, in addition to its existing functionality with the Dewey system.