Dewey Decimal System Mnemonic

1 Aug

Here is a first letter mnemonic for the potentially useful task of learning the Dewey Decimal System:

Generally, philosophical religionists see language scientifically to favor literary history.

Category Catalog Number Mnemonic
General Works 0 Generally
Philosophy and psychology 100 philosophical
religion 200 religionists
Social Science 300 see
Language 400 language
Science 500 scientifically
Technology 600 to
Fine arts 700 favor
Literature 800 literary
History 900 history

Adapted from Evans (2007)

2 Responses to “Dewey Decimal System Mnemonic”

  1. Enrique Guerra-Pujol August 1, 2016 at 5:34 pm #

    That mnemonic is not the easiest to remember

  2. Kathy H August 3, 2016 at 7:38 am #

    Say that 10 times real fast.

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