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Dewey Decimal Classification

“The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system, devised by library pioneer Melvil Dewey in the 1870s and owned by OCLC since 1988, provides a dynamic structure for the organization of library collections. Now in its 22nd edition, and available in print and Web versions, the DDC is the world’s most widely used library classification system.”
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DDC; Dewey Decimal System

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Scope and Usage

To provide a system for cataloguing, indexing, and shelving of library books.

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Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
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