mtt MBBBm SL Bfl Uf NSSfll Xi&Ma WUp BH mm KBIHHHi Bl Hi ll^^^^H^B H Pi p Dewey Decimal Classification EDITION 20 Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2012 with funding from University of Toronto Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index Devised by Melvil Dewey EDITION 20 Edited by John P. Comaromi, Editor Julianne Beall, Assistant Editor Winton E. New, Assistant Editor VOLUME 4 Relative Index ■ Manual FOREST PRESS A Division of OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. © 1979 by Forest Press A Division of the Lake Placid Education Foundation © 1989 OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher.
Dewey decimal classification and relative index / devised by Melvil Dewey.
D519 1989 025.4'31-dcl9 88-24629 The paper used in this publication meets the minimum requirements of American National Standard for Information Science - Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials. Notation to Be Added Where Instructed in Table 3-B and in 808-809 409 Table 4.
Subdivisions for Works by or about More than One Author 394 Table 3-C.
Subdivisions for Works by or about Individual Authors 389 Table 3-B. Groups of Persons 457 Relocations and Reductions 479 Comparative Tables 496 Music 496 British Columbia 505 Equivalence Tables 506 Music 506 British Columbia 514 VI Contents Volume 2 Summaries ix Schedules 1 Use of the Schedules 2 000 Generalities 3 100 Philosophy, parapsychology and occultism, psychology 77 200 Religion 127 300 Social Sciences 237 400 Language 692 500 Natural sciences and mathematics 7 1 8 Volume 3 Schedules 1 Use of the Schedules 2 600 Technology (Applied sciences) 3 700 The arts Fine and decorative arts 446 800 Literature (Belles-lettres) and rhetoric 643 900 Geography, history, and auxiliary disciplines 693 Volume 4 Relative Index 1 Use of the Relative Index 2 Abbreviations Used in the Index 3 A-Z 5 Manual 731 Use of the Manual 732 Notes on Table Numbers 733 Notes on Schedule Numbers 791 Appendix: Policies and Procedures of the Library of Congress Decimal Classification Division 959 vu Relative Index Use of the Relative Index Full instructions on the use of the Relative Index are found in the Introduction to the Dewey Decimal Classification in Volume 1 . Abbreviations Used in the Index Tl Table 1 Standard Subdivisions T3C Table 3-C Notation to Be Added Where T2 Table 2 Geographic Areas, Historical Instructed in Table 3-B and in Periods, Persons 808-809 T3 Table 3 Subdivisions for Individual T4 Table 4 Subdivisions of Individual Literatures, for Specific Literary Languages Forms T5 Table 5 Racial, Ethnic, National Groups T3A Table 3- A Subdivisions for Works by or T6 Table 6 Languages about Individual Authors T7 Table 7 Groups of Persons T3B Table 3-B Subdivisions for Works by or about More than One Author A.
Subdivisions for Individual Literatures, for Specific Literary Forms 389 Table 3-A. The spaces are not part of the numbers, and the groups are not related to the segmentation shown in DDC numbers on Library of Congress cataloging records.
4 0-910608-41-5 Contents Volume 1 Publisher's Foreword xi Preface by the Decimal Classification Editorial Policy Committee xiii Acknowledgments xvii New Features in Edition 20 xix Introduction to the Dewey Decimal Classification xxv About the Introduction xxv Classification: What It Is and What It Does xxv History and Current Use of the Dewey Decimal Classification xxvi Overview of the Dewey Decimal Classification xxvi Conceptual Framework xxvi Notation xxvii Principle of Hierarchy xxviii Classifying with the DDC xxix Determining the Subject of a Work xxix Determining the Discipline for a Work xxx More Than One Subject xxxi More Than One Discipline xxxi When All Else Fails xxxii How DDC 20 Is Arranged xxxiii Key Features of the Schedules and Tables xxxiii Summaries xxxiii Entries xxxiv Notes xxxv Number Building xl Number Building: Citation and Precedence Order xliii Citation Order xliii Precedence Order xliii The Relative Index xliv How to Use the Relative Index xlv Format and Arrangement of the Relative Index xlv Order in Which Numbers Are Displayed xlvi Interdisciplinary Numbers xlvi Terms Included in the Relative Index xlvii Terms Not Included in the Relative Index xlviii Dewey Decimal Classification Options xlviii Close and Broad Classification xlix Book Numbers xlix Selected Bibliography 1 Glossary li Index to the Introduction and Glossary lix Publishing History of the Dewey Decimal Classification lxi Tables 1 Use of the Tables 2 Table 1 . Geographic Areas, Historical Periods, Persons 25 Table 3. Digits are printed in groups of three purely for ease in reading and copying.
Wyoming Yukon Yukon Territory Relative Index Abbreviations 411 A specific languages T4- -11 specific subject Tl- -014 8 A.
(Missiles) 358.174 82 Abdias (Biblical book) 224.91 military engineering 623.451 94 Abdication of monarchs military equipment 358.174 82 public administration 351.003 6 A.
(College testing program) 378.166 2 Abdomen 591.104 2 A.
(Hormone) animal physiology 591.104 2 pharmacology 615.363 human anatomy 611.95 production human physiology 612.95 human physiology 612.492 regional medicine 617.55 see also Endocrine system surgery 617.550 59 A.
(Social welfare) 362.713 regional medicine 617.559 A.