Reading Dewey

This is where I'm going to track the reading I do for my personal challenge of reading a book from every division of the Dewey Decimal System.

000s Computer science, knowledge & systems

000 Computer science, information & general works
010 Bibliographies
020 Library & information sciences
030 Encyclopedias & books of facts
050 Magazines, journals & serials
060 Associations, organizations & museums
070 News media, journalism & publishing
080 Quotations
090 Manuscripts & rare books

100s Philosophy & psychology

100 Philosophy
110 Metaphysics
120 Epistemology
130 Parapsychology & occultism
140 Philosophical schools of thought
150 Psychology
160 Philosophical logic
170 Ethics
180 Ancient, medieval & Eastern philosophy
190 Modern Western philosophy

200s Religion

200 Religion
210 Philosophy & theory of religion
220 The Bible
230 Christianity
240 Christian practice & observance
250 Christian orders & local church
260 Social & ecclesiastical theology
270 History of Christianity
280 Christian denominations
290 Other religions
  • 299.936092 - Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill

300s Social sciences

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
310 Statistics
320 Political science
330 Economics
340 Law
350 Public administration & military science
360 Social problems & social services
370 Education
380 Commerce, communications & transportation
390 Customs, etiquette & folklore

400s Language

400 Language
410 Linguistics
420 English & Old English languages
430 German & related languages
440 French & related languages
450 Italian, Romanian & related languages
460 Spanish, Portuguese & Galician
470 Latin & Italic languages
480 Classical & modern Greek languages
490 Other languages

500s Science

500 Science
510 Mathematics
520 Astronomy
530 Physics
540 Chemistry
550 Earth sciences & geology
560 Fossils & prehistoric life
570 Biology
580 Plants
590 Animals (Zoology)

600s Technology

600 Technology
610 Medicine & health
  • 616.85882 - NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman
620 Engineering
630 Agriculture
640 Home & family management
650 Management & public relations
660 Chemical engineering
670 Manufacturing
680 Manufacture for specific uses
690 Construction of buildings

700s Arts & recreation

700 Arts
710 Area planning & landscape architecture
720 Architecture
730 Sculpture, ceramics & metalwork
740 Graphic arts & decorative arts
750 Painting
760 Printmaking & prints
770 Photography, computer art, film, video
780 Music
790 Sports, games & entertainment
  • 791.45028092 - Born With Teeth: a Memoir by Kate Mulgrew
  • 796.4257 - Idiot's Guides: Triathlon Training by Steve Katai and Colin Barr

800s Literature

800 Literature, rhetoric & criticism
810 American literature in English
820 English & Old English literatures
830 German & related literatures
840 French & related literatures
850 Italian, Romanian & related literatures
860 Spanish, Portuguese, Galician literatures
870 Latin & Italic literatures
880 Classical & modern Greek literatures
890 Other literatures

900s History & geography

900 History
910 Geography & travel
920 Biography & genealogy
930 History of ancient world (to ca. 499)
940 History of Europe
950 History of Asia
960 History of Africa
970 History of North America
  • 971.00497333 - Anishnaabe World: A Survival Guide for Building Bridges between Canada and First Nations by Roger Spielmann
980 History of South America
990 History of other areas

(Note: Generally I'm using the Dewey Decimal number assigned to the books by the Winnipeg Public Library. However, since they catalogue most biographies separately without numbers, I'm finding those numbers elsewhere.)

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