Q. How do I find call numbers for a specific topic?

Answer

Below you will find Dewey Decimal call numbers by general topic. 

000 Computer Science, Information, General Works

000 Knowledge, The Book, Computer Science
010 Bibliographies
020 Library & Information Science
030 Encyclopedias
050 Journals & Their Indexes
060 Associations, Museums
070 News Media, Journalism, Publishing
080 Quotations, General Collections
090 Manuscripts, Rare Books

100 Philosophy & Psychology

100 Philosophy
110 Metaphysics
120 Epistemology, Causation
130 Parapsychology, Occultism
140 Specific Philosophical Schools
150 Psychology
160 Logic
170 Ethics
180 Ancient, Medieval, Oriental Philosophy
190 Modern Western Philosophy

200 Religion

200 Religion General
210 Philosophy, Theory of Religion
220 The Bible
230 Christian Theology
240 Christian Practice & Observance
250 Christian Orders & Pastoral Practice
260 Christian Social Work & Worship
270 History of Christianity
280 Christian Denominations
290 Other Religions

    294 Hinduism, Buddhism
    296 Judaism
    297 Islam

300 Social Sciences

300 Sociology, Anthropology
310 Statistics
320 Political Science
330 Economics
340 Law
350 Public Administration, Military Science
360 Social Problems & Services
370 Education
380 Commerce, Communications, Transportation
390 Customs, Etiquette, Folklore

400 Language

400 Language General
410 Linguistics
420 English & Old English
430 Germanic Languages
440 French & Related Languages
450 Italian & Related Languages
460 Spanish & Portuguese
470 Latin & Italic Languages
480 Classical & Modern Greek
490 Other Languages

 500 Science

500 Science General
510 Mathematics
520 Astronomy
530 Physics
540 Chemistry
550 Earth Sciences, Geology
560 Fossils & Prehistoric Life
570 Life Sciences: Biology
580 Botany
590 Zoology

600 Technology

600 Technology General
610 Medicine, Health
620 Engineering
630 Agriculture
640 Home & Family Management
650 Management, Public Relations
660 Chemical Engineering
670 Manufacturing
680 Manufacture for Specific Uses
690 Building, Construction

700 Arts and Recreation

700 Fine & Decorative Arts
710 Landscaping, Area Planning
720 Architecture
730 Sculpture, Ceramics, Metalwork
740 Drawing, Decorative Arts
750 Painting
760 Graphic Arts
770 Photography, Computer Art
780 Music
790 Performing Arts, Recreation

800 Literature, Rhetoric, Criticism

800 Literature & Rhetoric General
810 American Literature in English
820 English & Old English Literature
830 Germanic Literature
840 French & Related Literatures
850 Italian & Related Literatures
860 Spanish & Portuguese Literatures
870 Latin & Italic Literatures
880 Classical & Modern Greek Literatures
890 Other Literatures

900 History & Geography

900 History & Geography General
910 Geography, Travel
920 Biography, Genealogy
930 History of the Ancient World
940 History of Europe
950 History of Asia
960 History of Africa
970 History of North America
980 History of South America
990 History of Other Areas

    993 New Zealand
    994 Australia
    998 Antartica
    999 Extraterrestrial

  • Last Updated Jul 21, 2017
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  • Answered By Helen McCullough

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