# What are the 300s in the Dewey Decimal?

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## What are the 300s in the Dewey Decimal?

(The Dewey system is grouped into hundreds, so “the 300s” means the numbers running from 300 to 399.)

What are the 900s in the Dewey Decimal System?

600 – 699 = Technology. 700 – 799 = Arts & recreation. 800 – 899 = Literature. 900 – 999 = History & Geography.

How do I find a Dewey Decimal number?

This is how we determine what number we will use. In a new book, the Library of Congress information is often printed in the front of the book. This is the first place to start. The suggested Dewey number will be at the end of the listing and will be a 3 digit number, possibly followed by a decimal and further digits.

### What is 920 in the Dewey Decimal System?

A book about more than one person is a collective biography. Collective biographies are classified as 920. A book about only one person is an individual biography. Individual biographies are classified as 921.

How do you classify books in the Dewey Decimal System?

In the Dewey Decimal System, books are filed digit by digit, not by whole number. This means, for example, that our book at 595.789/BROC would come after 595.0123 and before 595.9. In our collection, Biographies do not use the 921 Dewey number, but rather the letter “B” for biography.

What is the call number 921?

Individual Biography
Individual Biography (921) The call number for an individual biography uses the Dewey number 921 and the first three letters of the last name of the person who the book is written about.

#### Why are fairy tales non fiction?

Fairy tales and folktales are considered non-fiction?” “Yes. It’s because folk tales and the rest emerged from actual cultures. So, they help readers learn about those people.”

What is the difference between 920 and 921 in Dewey Decimal System?

Collective biographies are classified as 920. A book about only one person is an individual biography. Individual biographies are classified as 921.

What is the Dewey Decimal Classification?

The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) is structured around ten main classes covering the entire world of knowledge; each main class is further structured into ten hierarchical divisions, each having ten sections of increasing specificity. As a system of library classification the DDC is “arranged by discipline,…

## What is the Dewey Decimal Classification for transportation?

387 Dewey Decimal Classification 387 542 387 Water, air, space transportation Class here comprehensive works on water transportation Class comprehensive works on transportation in 388 For inland waterway and ferry transportation, see 386

What is the Dewey Decimal Classification of 331?

331 Dewey Decimal Classification 331 396 > 331.3–331.6 Labor force by personal attributes

What is the Dewey Decimal Classification of political parties?

324 Dewey Decimal Classification 324 384 > 324.273 4–324.273 6 Parties founded or in existence after 1945 Class here parties existing prior to 1945 and ceasing existence after 1945 [formerly 324.2732] .273 4 Republican Party .273 6 Democratic Party Including Democratic-Republican Party