Monday, June 23, 2003

Dewey Classification

The June 2003 release of WebDewey includes all the content in the new DDC 22.

Notable changes in Edition 22 include major updates to:

  • 004-006 Data processing Computer science
  • The second of a two-phase update to reduce Christian bias in 200 Religion
  • 301-307 Sociology & anthropology
  • 340 Law
  • 510 Mathematics
  • 540 Chemistry
  • 610 Medicine & health
  • 900 History & geography
  • Selected changes to Tables 1 through 6, including and the renaming of Table 5 from "Racial, Ethnic, and National Groups" to "Ethnic and National Groups"
  • Replacement of Table 7 (Groups of Persons) with direct use of notation already available in the schedules and in notation 08 from Table 1
  • Streamlining of the Manual
  • And a number of additional updates made throughout the schedules

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