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Dewey Decimal Classification System

Library classification system devised by Melvil Dewey in 1873 which divides knowledge into 10 main categories or classes: 

  1. General works
  2. Philosophy
  3. Religion
  4. Sociology
  5. Philology
  6. Natural science
  7. Useful arts
  8. Fine arts
  9. Literature
  10. History

These ten classes have further subdivisions which are indicated by decimal notations. Many school and public libraries use this system.


Instruction

 

Newman Library summer hours

Sun, June 28: 9:00am - 10:00pm
Mon-Thu, June 29 - July 2: 7:30am - 10:00pm
Fri, July 3: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Sat, July 4: Closed

Current semester hours

Art + Architecture Library summer hours

Sun: Closed
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: Closed

Current semester hours

NVC Resource Center summer hours

Sun, June 28: Closed
Mon-Thu, June 29-July 2: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Fri-Sun, July 3-5: Closed

Current semester hours

Veterinary Medicine Library summer hours

Sun, June 28: Closed
Mon-Thu, June 29 - July 2: 8:00am- 6:00pm
Fri-Sun, July 4-6: Closed

Current semester hours