Definitions for "Dewey decimal classification"
The Dewey Decimal Classification system is used by the UniSA Library to organise titles by subject area on the Library shelves. The system divides knowledge into ten main fields, from 000s-900s, which are further broken down in a hierarchy of increasing specificity. Each area of human knowledge has its own number range.
A library classification scheme that divides items into subject areas to make them easier to find.
classification scheme used extensively for the shelf arrangement of books in libraries. (Keenan, p.27)
a system of classifying documents according to contents.