Dewey Decimal Classification: The Basics

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Does a book on houseplants go into gardening (635.9), botany (581.6), or interior decorating (747)? Librarians responsible for cataloging and classifying often encounter and similar dilemmas when processing new materials. Whether new to cataloging or just in need of a refresher, this review of Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) basics will help catalogers feel more comfortable using the classification scheme.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learning the structure of Dewey Decimal Classification
  • Understanding number building using Dewey Decimal Classification
  • Building Dewey Decimal Classification numbers for a variety of resources

Session Duration:
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.

Instructor: Andrea Cox -

Contact Hours: 4

April 11 - 13, 2023

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482

Amigos Member Individual Registration $180.00
Non-member Individual Registration $360.00