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Dewey subject categories

Use Dewey Decimal Classification numbers to identify particular subject areas within the Library.

 000 Generalities
001.64 Data processing
004-006 Computer science
016 Subject bibliographies and indexes
020 Library and information sciences
030 General encyclopedias
070 News media, journalism, publishing
079.94 Australian journalism and news media
 100 Philosophy and Psychology
140 Specific philosophical schools of thought
150 Psychology
155 Differential and developmental psychology
158 Applied psychology
160 Logic
170 Ethics (moral philosophy)
180 Ancient, medieval and oriental philosophy
190 Modern Western philosophy
 200 Religion
210 Natural theology
220 The Bible
280 Christian denominations and sects
290 Other and comparative religions
 300 Social Sciences
301 Sociology and anthropology
305 Social groups
310 General statistics
320 Political science
330 Economics
331.8 Labor (industrial) relations
332 Financial economics
340 Law (refer to Law Library - Moyes Classification system)
360 Social services and welfare
362.29 Drug and alcohol abuse
370 Education
372 Primary education
373 Secondary education
374 Adult education
378 Tertiary education
380 Commerce (trade), communications, transport
390 Customs, etiquette, folklore
 400 Languages
410 Linguistics
420 English language
440 French language
450 Italian language
460 Spanish language
490 Other languages
495 Languages of East and Southeast Asia
 500 Science
510 Mathematics
520 Astronomy and allied sciences
530 Physics
540 Chemistry and allied sciences
550 Earth sciences
570 Life sciences
574 Biology
580 Botanical sciences
590 Zoolgical sciences
 600 Technology/Applied Sciences
610 Medical Sciences
610.73 Nursing
620 Engineering and allied operations
621.3 Electrical and Electronics Engineering
622 Mining and related operations
624 Civil Engineering
640 Home Economics
641.1 Applied Nutrition
657 Accounting
658 Management
658.8 Marketing
659 Advertising and public relations
 700 Arts and Recreation
709 History of art
720 Architecture
730 Sculpture and ceramics
740 Drawing and decorative arts
750 Painting
759 Artists
760 Graphic arts
770 Photography
780 Music
791 Film, radio and television performances
792 Theatre performances
796-799 Sport and recreation
 800 Literature
810 American literature
820 English literature
828.97 Canadian literature
828.98 New Zealand literature
828.99 Australian literature
840 French literature
850 Italian literature
860 Spanish literature
890 Asian, African and Oceanic literatures
 900 Geography and History
910 Geography and travel
914-919 Regional geography
920 Biography
930 Ancient history
940 European history
950 Asian history
973 United States history
994 Australian history
995-996 Pacific region history

 

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Last reviewed: 31 May, 2010

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