Guide to the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme

Description

This library uses the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme (DDC) to arrange books and other library materials on the shelves for easy retrieval. It is used in many libraries and allows items about the same subject to be shelved together. This is a guide to the numbers used and what they represent.

Links to resources

Notes

Useful for understanding how the numbers on the spines of books in the Library work and what they represent.

Teaching subject area

Any

Keywords

DDC Dewey Decimal Classification Shelfmarks Library Printed Books

Date produced

2015

Faculty or department

Directorate of Learning Resources\Library

Graduate attributes

Digital and information literacy

Copyright

copyright Oxford Brookes University, except where indicated in the item description

Details

  • Owner: Sandra Cockburn
  • Collection: OER
  • Version: 1 (show all)
  • Status: Live