Dewey decimal classification (DDC)

Dewey decimal classification (DDC),

Definition of Dewey decimal classification (DDC):

  1. A system of knowledge classification that divides subjects into ten main classes (numbering from 000 to 999) and subdivisions within a specific discipline are indicated by decimals. It was invented in the 19th century by the American librarian Melville Dewey (18511931) to create classification numbers for books and other documents (for categorization and organized storage) in libraries. See also Library of Congress rankings and trophy numbers.

  2. An internationally used ranking system for decimal libraries that uses three-digit codes from 000 to 999 to represent the main branches of knowledge and is better ranked by adding more digits after the decimal point. Allows

How to use Dewey decimal classification (DDC) in a sentence?

  1. Based on this analysis, Orom has been able to identify dominant ideas, for example, in the Library of Congress and Dewey's Decimal Classification.

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