The Dewey Decimal System is a proprietary library classification system introduced by Melvil Dewey in 1876 as a means of being able to order books by subject. It is used widely in the United States of America and in a number of other countries. The way it works is by placing books on the shelf by subject using numbers from 000 to 999 and using decimal points for more detail. What do you know about it?
A way of putting books back onto the shelf.
The way books are organize in the many libraries.
A way to sort books.
A way of putting books in ABC order.
The 500 section.
The reference section.
The 000 section.
The 800 section.
Encyclopedias, comic books, novels, and atlas.
Atlas, Almanacs, encyclopedias, and dictionaries.
Magazines, fiction, and nonfiction books.
Encyclopedias and altases.
An information book.
A book with lots of words.
A book of maps.
An online book.
Information on many different topics.
Information only on people.
Information only about animals.
Information about the planets.
In the library.
In the 500 section.
On the shelf.
In the 800 section.
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