Do the Dewey
Woodstock
Middle School
Paula Dangar
Media Specialist
The Dewey Decimal System
•Created by Melvil Dewey
•To help people find non-fiction
items in the library
•Today I am going to help you
know how to find books in the
non-fiction section of the media
center
Organized by…
•A Number
•And a Question
000
• How can I find general help?
• Encyclopedia, almanac
100’s
• Who Am I?
• Man Thinks About Himself
• Books about
Self, Emotion
and for some
strange reason
ghosts
200’s
• Who made me?
• Man thinks about who made him and
why he was
made
• Books about
world religions
and mythology
300’s
• Who is the man next door?
• Man thinks about other people
• Books about
living with
other people,
politics, business,
crime, and
stories of
customs and
holidays
400’s
• How can the man next door understand
me?
• Man thinks
about
communicating
with other
people
• Books about
languages
500’s
• What is this world around me?
• Man thinks about nature
• Books about nature and math
600’s
• How can I use what I know about the
world around me?
• Man learns to
make things
and use things
to help him
• Books about
domesticated
animals (pets)
technology
and inventions
700’s
• How can I enjoy my free time?
• Man thinks about how to spend the extra
time he has
• Books about recreation sports and fine
arts
800’s
• How can I tell what I know to other
people?
• Man thinks about writing for others
• Books about
poetry,
drama, plays
and other
literature
900’s
• How can I record what is happening for
the future?
• Man thinks about events that occurred
and how to let the future know about it
• Books about history and geography
including the
Holocaust,
Civil war,
Georgia History
and information
about other
countries
Where would you find books about
the weather?
• What question do you ask?
• What is in this world around
me?
500
Yeah!!!
Where would you find books about
the American Revolution?
• What question do you ask?
• How can I record what is
happening for the future?
900
Great
Job!!
Where would you find a book about
what the President does?
• What question do you ask?
• What are the responsibilities of people
in the community?
300
Excellent
Work!
Links to Dewey Decimal Games
• Dewey games
http://www.quia.com/jg/7265.html
• Dewey games
http://www.ccsd.edu/bardonia/learninggames/
libraryskills/
• Dewey hangman
http://www.studystack.com/hangman-471
References
.
A story about the Dewey decimal system of classification. (n.d.) Essa Centennial Library.
Retrieved on September 20, 2007 from:
http://thunder.prohosting.com/~essalib/tutorial_dewey.html
Barnes & Noble review. (2007). Barnesandnoble.com llc. Retrieved on October 19 from:
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/bn-review/?z=y
Introduction to Dewey decimal classification. (n.d.) . OCLC Online Computer Library Center.
Retrieved September 20, 2007 from:
http://www.oclc.org/dewey/versions/ddc22print/intro.pdf
Rowdy applause. (2007). Microsoft Office Online. Retrieved September 20, 2007 from:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/clipart/results.aspx?qu=applause&sc=24
Snipes, P. R. (2006, October). Dewey fun sites. Georgia Conference on Information Literacy.
Stack of books design template. (2007). Microsoft Office Online Retrieved September 20, 2007
from:
http://office.microsoft.com/enus/templates/TC011594401033.aspx?CategoryID=CT101427471033&av=ZPP000
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