Library Information

Dewey Decimal Classification

The library uses the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system for organizing its books. This system uses a combination of numbers and a decimal to form call numbers. The second line uses a combination of letters and numbers to form the cutter number, which arranges book on the same subject by author.

000 Generalities
010 Bibliography
020 Library & information science
030 General encyclopedic works
040 Not used
050 General serial publications
060 General organizations & museology
070 Journalism, publishing, newspapers
080 General collections
090 Manuscripts & book rarities
100 Philosophy & related disciplines
110 Metaphysics
120 Epistemology, causation, humankind
130 Paranormal phenomena & arts
140 Specific philosophical viewpoints
150 Psychology
160 Logic
170 Ethics (moral philosophy)
180 Ancient, medieval, Oriental
190 Modern Western philosophy
200 Religion
210 Natural religion
220 Bible
230 Christian theology
240 Christian moral & devotional
250 Local church & religious orders
260 Social & ecclesiastical theology
270 History & geography of the church
280 Christian denominations & sects
290 Other & comparative religions
300 Social sciences
310 Statistics
320 Political science
330 Economics
340 Law
350 Public administration
360 Social problems & services
370 Education
380 Commerce (trade)
390 Customs, etiquette, folklore
400 Language
410 Linguistics
420 English & Anglo-Saxon languages
430 Germanic languages – German
440 Romance languages – French
450 Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic
460 Spanish & Portuguese languages
470 Italic languages – Latin
480 Hellenic – Classical Greek
490 Other languages
500 Pure sciences
510 Mathematics
520 Astronomy & allied sciences
530 Physics
540 Chemistry & allied sciences
550 Sciences of earth & other worlds
560 Paleontology
570 Life sciences
580 Botanical sciences
590 Zoological sciences
600 Technology (Applied Sciences)
610 Medical sciences
620 Engineering & allied operations
630 Agriculture & related technologies
640 Home economics & family living
650 Management & auxiliary services
660 Chemical & related technologies
670 Manufactures
680 Manufactures for specific uses
690 Buildings
700 The arts
710 Civic & landscape art
720 Architecture
730 Plastic arts – sculpture
740 Drawing, decorative & minor arts
750 Painting & paintings
760 Graphic arts – prints
770 Photography & photographs
780 Music
790 Recreational & performing arts
800 Literature (Belles-lettres)
810 American literature in English
820 English & Anglo-Saxon literature
830 Literature of Germanic languages
840 Literature of Romance languages
850 Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic
860 Spanish & Portuguese literature
870 Italic literature – Latin
880 Hellenic literature – Greek
890 Literature of other languages
900 General geography & history
910 General geography – travel
920 General biography & genealogy
930 General history of the ancient world
940 General history of Europe
950 General history of Asia
960 General history of Africa
970 General history of North America
980 General history of South America
990 General history of other places