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Dewey Decimal System 2

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Computers, information & general reference
000
Philosophy &psychology
100
Religion
200
Social sciences
300
Language
400
Science
500
Technology
600
Arts & recreation
700
Literature
800
History & geography
900
Class 000
The most general class, and is used for works not limited to any one specific discipline, e.g., encyclopedias, newspapers, general periodicals.
Class 100
Covers philosophy, paranormal phenomena, and psychology.
Class 200
Devoted to religion. Both philosophy and religion deal with the ultimate nature of existence and relationships, but religion treats these topics within the context of revelation, deity, and worship.
Class 300
Social Sciences which includes sociology, anthropology, statistics, political science, economics, law, public administration, social problems and services, education, commerce, communications, transportation, and customs. Folk literature is classified as customs.
Class 400
Comprises language, linguistics, and specific languages. Literature, which is arranged by language, is found in 800.
Class 500
Devoted to the natural sciences and mathematics.
Class 600
Technology which consists of utilizing the sciences to harness the natural world and its resources for the benefits of humankind.
Class 700
Covers the arts: art in general, fine and decorative arts, music, and the performing arts. Recreation also includes sports and games.
Class 800
Covers literature, and includes rhetoric, prose, poetry, drama, etc.
Class 900
Devoted to history and geography. When a work is a story of events that have transpired or an account of existing conditions in a particular place or region.

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