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Comparison of Dewey and Library of Congress subject classification

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  1. This is a comparison chart showing how the Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress Classification systems organize resources by concept, in part for the purpose of assigning call numbers

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  2. These two systems account for over 95% of the classification in United States libraries, and are used widely worldwide

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  3. The chart includes all ninety-nine second level (two-digit) DDC classes (040 is not assigned), and should include all second level (two-digit) LCC classes

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  4. Where a class in one system maps to several classes in other system, it will be listed multiple times (e.g. DDC class 551)

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  5. Additional information on these classification plans is available at

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