The Dewey Decimal Classification needs you!

(21 May 2019) From OCLC – “The Dewey editorial team works to keep the classification up to date, including research in any subject area you can imagine. We work at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., where we consult frequently with the classifiers who assign Dewey numbers to new publications so they can keep us informed about new publication trends (for example, gluten-free cooking [641.5639311] or self-driving cars [629.222])… While previously, only discussion papers were shared with Dewey users, as of February 2019 we’ve made all our research public and we now invite comments on proposals for changing Dewey before they’re implemented. We’re also inviting subject specialists and librarians around the world to help us by contributing proposals to revise Dewey. “

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