Welcome: Dewey Decimal System
Description: The Dewey Decimal Classification System is a system of library classification developed by Melvil Dewey in 1876. The system has been modified and expanded to better meet the needs of modern day libraries. This WebQuest will help you to understand the ten subject categories of the Dewey Decimal System. You will also learn about the inventor and why he invented the system.
Grade Level: 3-5
Keywords: Melvil Dewey, Categories, Classification System
Author(s): Jenny Cook