Tag Archives: Dewey Decimal Classification System

The Hundreds

The non-fiction section of the Library is arranged in numerical order using the Dewey Decimal Classification system. Dewey has ten sections, each with a different hundred. Sciences are 500s, Literature are 800s and so on. There are signs to mark … Continue reading

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Which Dewey are you?

Put your name into this website and see which part of the Dewey Decimal Classification you belong to, and what it says about you. Which Dewey are you?

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The Dewey Rap

1st year pupils have been learning a bit more about the Dewey Decimal System, courtesy of Melvil Dewey (the hip hop artist, not the 19th century librarian). Classes watched the Dewey Rap and once they’d stopped giggling, used the lyrics … Continue reading

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