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Posts Tagged ‘Melvil Dewey’

  1. Master D Gets Down and Dirty


    July 19, 2011 by Reader's Connection

    The Dewey Decimal System 600´s include medicine, cooking, metallurgy, engineering, and perhaps most importantly, air conditioning. I´m going with agriculture. The 000’s: Generalities The Amazon and the Blue Hotel The…

  2. Master D Reaches for the Stars


    June 9, 2011 by Reader's Connection

    My thoughts leading up to this blogpost: “The 500´s! Which natural science should I tackle? I did a post on physics a couple of years ago, and after rereading it I´m…

  3. Through the Year with Master D: Philosophy


    January 4, 2011 by Reader's Connection

    If not for Melvil Dewey, we would be shelving each book according to its color or odor, or the average number of IQ points that library patrons have lost while reading it.…

  4. It´s Dewey Day!


    December 10, 2009 by Reader's Connection

    Melvil Dewey, creator of the Dewey Decimal System that our library uses to organize its nonfiction books, was born on December 10th, 1851. In his memory, here´s a bouquet of ten…