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Dewey Decimal Classification

Check out our brief guide to the Dewey Decimal System - this will help in locating items in the library.

000 GENERALITIES 500 PURE SCIENCES
010 Bibliographies & Catalogs 510 Mathematics
020 Library & Information Sciences 520 Astronomy & Allied Sciences
030 General Encyclopedic Works 530 Physics
040 General Collected Essays 540 Chemistry & Allied Sciences
050 General Serial Publications 550 Sciences of the Earth and Other
060 General Organizations & Museums 560 Paleontology
070 Journalism & Publishing 570 Life Sciences
080 General Collections 580 Botanical Sciences
090 Manuscripts & Book Rarities 590 Zoological Sciences
100 PHILOSOPHY & RELATED DISCIPLINES 600 TECHNOLOGY (APPLIED SCIENCES)
110 Metaphysics 610 Medical Sciences
120 Knowledge, Cause, Purpose, Man 620 Engineering & Allied Operations
130 Popular & Parapsychology 630 Agriculture & Related
140 Specific Philosophical Viewpoints 640 Home Economics
150 Psychology 650 Managerial Services
160 Logic 660 Chemical & Related Technologies
170 Ethics (Moral Philosophy) 670 Manufactures
180 Ancient, Medieval, Oriental 680 Miscellaneous Manufactures
190 Modern Western Philosophy 690 Buildings
200 RELIGION 700 THE ARTS
210 Natural Religion 710 Civic & Landscape Art
220 Bible 720 Architecture
230 Christian Doctrinal Theology 730 Plastic Arts, Sculpture
240 Christian Moral & Devotional 740 Drawing, Decorative & Minor Arts
250 Local Church & Religious Orders 750 Painting & Paintings
260 Social & Ecclesiastical Theology 760 Graphic Arts, Prints
270 History and Geography of Church 770 Photography & Photographs
280 Christian Denominations & Sects 780 Music
290 Other Religions & Comparative 790 Recreational & Performing Arts
300 THE SOCIAL SCIENCES 800 LITERATURE (BELLES-LETTRES)
310 Statistics 810 American Literature in English
320 Political Science 820 English & Anglo-Saxon Literature
330 Economics 830 Literatures of Germanic Languages
340 Law 840 French, Provencal, Catalan
350 Public Administration 850 Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic
360 Social Pathology & Services 860 Spanish & Portuguese Literatures
370 Education 870 Italic Languages & Literatures
380 Commerce 880 Hellenic Languages & Literatures
390 Customs & Folklore 890 Literatures of Other Languages
400 LANGUAGE 900 GENERAL GEOGRAPHY & HISTORY
410 Linguistics 910 General Geography & Travel
420 English & Anglo-Saxon Languages 920 Biography, Genealogy, Insignia
430 Germanic Languages 930 General History of Ancient World
440 French, Provencal, Catalan 940 General History of Europe
450 Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic 950 General History of Asia
460 Spanish & Portuguese Languages 960 General History of Africa
470 Italic Languages, Latin 970 General History of North America
480 Hellenic Classical Greek 980 General History of South America
490 Other Languages 990 General History of Other Areas