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Dewey Decimal Classification System: home

Locating Books using the Dewey Decimal Classification System

000 - Computer Science, Information, and General Works

000   Computer science, knowledge & systems

010   Bibliographies

020   Library & information sciences

030   Encyclopedias & books of facts

040   [Unassigned]

050   Magazines, journals & serials

060   Associations, organizations & museums

070   News media, journalism & publishing

080   Quotations

090   Manuscripts & rare books

100 - Philosophy and Psychology

100   Philosophy

110   Metaphysics

120   Epistemology

130   Parapsychology & occultism

140   Philosophical schools of thought

150   Psychology

160   Logic

170   Ethics

180   Ancient, medieval & eastern philosophy

190   Modern western philosophy

200 - Religion 

200   Religion

210   Philosophy & theory of religion

220   The Bible

230   Christianity & Christian theology

240   Christian practice & observance

250   Christian pastoral practice & religious orders

260   Christian organization, social work & worship

270   History of Christianity

280   Christian denominations

290   Other religions

300 - Social Sciences

300   Social sciences, sociology & anthropology

310   Statistics

320   Political science

330   Economics

340   Law

350   Public administration & military science

360   Social problems & social services

370   Education

380   Commerce, communications & transportation

390   Customs, etiquette & folklore

400 - Language 

400   Language

410   Linguistics

420   English & Old English languages

430   German & related languages

440   French & related languages

450   Italian, Romanian & related languages

460   Spanish & Portuguese languages

470   Latin & Italic languages

480   Classical & modern Greek languages

490   Other languages

500 - Science

500   Science

510   Mathematics

520   Astronomy

530   Physics

540   Chemistry

550   Earth sciences & geology

560   Fossils & prehistoric life

570   Life sciences; biology

580   Plants (Botany)

590   Animals (Zoology)

600 - Technology

600   Technology

610   Medicine & health

620   Engineering

630   Agriculture

640   Home & family management

650   Management & public relations

660   Chemical engineering

670   Manufacturing

680   Manufacture for specific uses

690   Building & construction

700 - Arts and Recreation

700   Arts

710   Landscaping & area planning

720   Architecture

730   Sculpture, ceramics & metalwork

740   Drawing & decorative arts

750   Painting

760   Graphic arts

770   Photography & computer art

780   Music

790   Sports, games & entertainment

800 - Literature 

800   Literature, rhetoric & criticism

810   American literature in English

820   English & Old English literatures

830   German & related literatures

840   French & related literatures

850   Italian, Romanian & related literatures

860   Spanish & Portuguese literatures

870   Latin & Italic literatures

880   Classical & modern Greek literatures

890   Other literatures

900 - History and Geography

900   History

910   Geography & travel

920   Biography & genealogy

930   History of ancient world (to ca. 499)

940   History of Europe

950   History of Asia

960   History of Africa

970   History of North America

980   History of South America

990   History of other areas