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Dewey Decimal Class Number

Number (dd:)

 

  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label dd:
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes Yes (WorldShare Record Manager only)
Examples

To retrieve all records with Dewey number 616.4692 and 616.46/92:

  • dd:616.46
  • dd:616.4692
Fields/Subfields
  • 082 a
  • 092 a
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Include all letters and numbers.
  • Include the period.
  • Omit all other punctuation.
  • Omit spaces.
  • Searches retrieve records containing first set of numbers following the period (up to first prime), if present, including records that contain groups of numbers following first set.

 

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