Organization of Materials

  • E
    Easy
    Fiction

    • Easy to read fictional books
    • Arranged alphabetically by the author’s last name

    ENF
    Easy
    Nonfiction

    • Easy to read informational books
    • Arranged by subject according to the Dewey Decimal System

    FIC
    Fiction

    • Fictional Chapter books
    • Arranged alphabetically by the author’s last name

    000-999
    Nonfiction

    • Informational books
    • Arranged by subject according to the Dewey Decimal System

    REF
    Reference

    • Single and multi-volume books consulted for facts and information
    • Arranged by the Dewey Decimal System

    Prof
    Professional

    • Curriculum Resources
    • Arranged by the Dewey Decimal System

    Dewey Decimal System

    The Dewey Decimal System is a categorization of books broken down by type and then specific (i.e. Religion, then Christianity). This allows people looking for a group of books similar to each other to have them close at hand, not scattered around the library

    000 Generalities 100 Psychology 200 Religion
    300 Social Science 400 Language 500 Natural Science & Mathematics
    600 Technology (applied sciences) 700 The Arts 800 Literature & Rhetoric
    900 Geography & history    

    The Dewey Browse - View websites organized by the Dewey Decimal System! (Created and Maintained by Gail Shea Grainger)