As many may not know, Dewey Decimal System Day, which lies on Saturday, December 10th, is fast approaching. The creator of this system, Melvil Dewey, was an important figure, who changed library functions. Some people may have heard of his creation, which was the Dewey Decimal System. This system was developed to help libraries classify and catalog materials in an organized manner.
The Dewey Decimal System is extremely beneficial tool for everyone to use. Before this, many did not know about the specificity of this system, but hopefully now these people understand how important it is.
If you would like to look further into this topic, the sources below will help get you started:
"Dewey Decimal Classification." Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (2016): 1p. 1. Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia. Web. 4 Dec. 2016.
"Dewey Decimal Classification system." Library Journal 2013: 15. Literature Resource Center. Web. 4 Dec. 2016.
Pendergrass, Devona J. "Dewey Or Don't We?." Knowledge Quest 42.2 (2013): 56-59. Education Research Complete. Web. 12 Dec. 2016.
Buchter, Holli. "Dewey Vs Genre Throwdown." Knowledge Quest 42.2 (2013): 48-55. Education Research Complete. Web. 12 Dec. 2016.
Wiegand, Wayne A. Irrepressible Reformer : A Biography Of Melvil Dewey. Chicago: ALA Editions of the American Library Association, 1996. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost). Web. 12 Dec. 2016.