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“Do we” really know Dewey?

Have you walked into a Library and you don’t know where to go to find a particular subject – Librarians are busy (or you just don’t want to bug them- but that’s why we’re  here to help you have a wonderful day- discovering new knowledge and how much that yard sale  find was worth ) or you cant find the Online Catalog (which really scares you , and you have put on your blinders and you don’t see it  – It’s easy – we library folks will help you)
Well, if you go walking down the bookcase aisle you will find that some of the books have numbers on their spines- that is their Dewey number: created by Melvil Dewey to make life easier when trying to find a book
Classification goes by the following:
000    Computers and General reference
100     Philosophy & psychology
200     Religion
300     Social Sciences-Law
400     Language-Math
500     Science
600     Technology- Medical, exercise, electrial, gardening, cooking,  remodeling, beauty, resume, woodworking to plumbing –  Wow!  This is a big area
700     Arts & Recreation
800     Literature
900      History to Geography
A stroll into the library is an adventure – it really is! -You should try it !
Posted by: Margarita

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