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Dewey Decimal Classification

Dewey Decimal Classification Explained

The Dewey Decimal Classification is the "call number" system we use in this library. This system allows us to place items on shelves according to subject. That is, the number refers to a subject.

For an explanation of the Dewey Decimal Classification System, see the information available from OCLC.

They also offer a web tutorial entitled: WebDewey.

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