National Library of Australia


Subject categories used in ALG

Dewey Decimal Classification - in classified order

The following table lists the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) in numeric order, mapped to the subjects as they are used in the Australian Libraries Gateway.

DDC Range ALG Subject

A820-A828

Language & literature -- Australian literature in English

000-002

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Knowledge & bibliography

003-003.8

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Systems & cybernetics

004-004.9

Computer science -- Computer science & systems analysis

005-005.8

Computer science -- Computer programming & data management

006-006.6

Computer science -- Artifical intelligence & other special methods

010-019

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Knowledge & bibliography

020-028.9

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Library science

030-039

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Encyclopedias & yearbooks

050-059

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Serials, collections & essays

060-068

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Organisations & associations

069-069.6

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Museum science

070-079

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Journalism, publishing & newspapers

080-089

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Serials, collections & essays

090-099

Library science & interdisciplinary works -- Manuscripts & rare printed materials

100-129

Philosophy & religion -- Philosophy (general)

130-139

Philosophy & religion -- Paranormal phenomena

140-149

Philosophy & religion -- Philosophy (specific schools & viewpoints)

150-150.9

Psychology -- Psychology (general)

152-152.8

Psychology -- Physiological psychology

153-153.9

Psychology -- Memory, learning, intelligence

154-154.7

Psychology -- Subconscious & altered states

155-155.9

Psychology -- Differential, developmental & genetic psychology

156-156.9

Psychology -- Comparative psychology

158-158.9

Psychology -- Applied psychology

160-169

Philosophy & religion -- Logic

170-179

Philosophy & religion -- Ethics

180

Philosophy & religion -- Western philosophy

181

Philosophy & religion -- Philosophy (specific schools & viewpoints)

182-199

Philosophy & religion -- Western philosophy

200-218

Philosophy & religion -- Religion (general)

220-229

Philosophy & religion -- Bible

230-249

Philosophy & religion -- Christian theology

250-259

Philosophy & religion -- Christian church

260-269

Philosophy & religion -- Christian theology

270-289

Philosophy & religion -- Christian church

290-291

Philosophy & religion -- Religion (general)

292-294

Philosophy & religion -- Other religions

295

Philosophy & religion -- Hinduism

296

Philosophy & religion -- Judaism

297

Philosophy & religion -- Islam

299-299.9

Philosophy & religion -- Other religions

300-300.9

Sociology -- Social sciences (general)

301-304.8

Sociology -- Society & social processes

305-305.9

Sociology -- Social groups

306-306.7

Anthropolgy -- Cultural anthropology (general)

306.8

Sociology -- Social groups

306.9

Anthropolgy -- Cultural anthropology (general)

307-307.7

Sociology -- Communities

310-319.9

Economics & business -- Statistics

320.9

Political & military studies -- Political history of specific countries

320.994-320.9947

Political & military studies -- Political history of Australia

320-320.8

Political & military studies -- Political science (general)

321-321.9

Political & military studies -- Political science (general)

322-323.6

Political & military studies -- Civil & political rights

324-324.9

Political & military studies -- Political parties & elections

325-325.94

Political & military studies -- International migration & colonization

326

Soliology -- Social groups

327-327.94

Political & military studies -- International relations & organizations

328-328.9

Political & military studies -- Legislative process

330-330.9947

Economics -- Economics (general)

331-331.8

Economics -- Labor economics

332-332.9

Economics -- Finance & insurance

333-333.9

Economics -- Land, energy & natural resources

334-335.9

Politics & military studies -- Socialism & cooperatives

336-336.94

Economics -- Macroeconomics & public finance

337-337.94

Economics -- International economics & trade

338-338.9

Economics -- Industry & production

339-339.5

Economics -- Macroeconomics & public finance

340-340.9

Law -- Law (general)

341-341.7

Law -- International law

342-342.9

Law -- Constitutional & administrative law

343-343.9

Law -- Military, tax, trade & industrial law

344-344.9

Law -- Social law

345-345.9

Law -- Criminal law

346-346.9

Law -- Private law

347-347.9

Law -- Civil procedure & courts

348-348.9948

Law -- Statutes, regulations & cases

349-349.9948

Law -- Law of specific jurisdictions

350-352.9

Politics & military studies -- Public administration

353-354

Politics & military studies -- Public administration of specific countries

354.1

Politics & military studies -- International relations & organizations

354.3-354.94

Politics & military studies -- Public administration of specific countries

355-355.8

Political & military studies -- Military science

356-356.1

Political & military studies -- Foot forces

357-357.5

Political & military studies -- Mounted forces

358-358.8

Political & military studies -- Air forces

359-359.9

Political & military studies -- Naval forces

360-363.9

Sociology -- Social welfare, problems & services

364-365.9

Sociology -- Criminology

366-367.9

Sociology -- Associations & clubs

368-368.9

Economics -- Finance & insurance

369-369.5

Sociology -- Associations & clubs

370-370.9

Education -- Education (general)

371-371.8

Education -- School organisation & management

371.9

Education -- Special education

372.86

Physical education -- Physical education, fitness & recreation

372-372.8, 372.9

Education -- Elementary education

373-373.94

Education -- Secondary education

374-374.9

Education -- Adult education

375-375.9

Education -- Curriculums

376-376.9

Education -- Education of women

377-377.9

Education -- Schools & religion

378-378.94

Education -- Higher education

379-379.94

Education -- Government regulation & support

380-381.5

Economics -- Commerce & domestic trade

382.382.9

Economics -- International economics & trade

383-384.8

Economics -- Mail, telecommunication & broadcasting

385-388.5

Economics -- Transportation

389-389.6

Economics -- Management & business

390

Anthropology -- Social customs

391-391.7

Anthropology -- Costume & personal appearance

392-393.9

Anthropology -- Customs of life cycle & death

394-395.5

Anthropology -- Social Customs

398-399

Anthropology -- Folklore

400-409

Language & literature -- Language & literature (general)

410-419

Language & literature -- Linguistics

420-429

Language & literature -- English language

430-469

Language & literature -- Germanic languages & literatures

440-469

Language & literature -- Romance languages & literatures

470-489

Language & literature -- Classics (Latin & Greek)

490-499.15

Language & literature -- Other languages & literatures

500-509

Physics & astronomy -- Physics & natural sciences (general)

510-511.2

Mathematics -- Mathematics (general)

511.3

Mathematics -- Mathematical & symbolic logic

511.4-511.8

Mathematics -- Graphical & combinatorial analysis

512-512.9

Mathematics -- Algebra & number theory

513-513.9

Mathematics -- Arithmetic

514-514.7

Mathematics -- Topology

515-515.9

Mathematics -- Analysis & calculus

516.516.9

Mathematics -- Geometry

519.4-519.8

Mathematics -- Statistical mathematics

519-519.3

Mathematics -- Probabilities & game theory

520-523

Physics & astronomy -- Astronomy (theory & instrumentation)

523.1

Physics & astronomy -- The Universe, galaxies, stars

523.2-523.7

Physics & astronomy -- Solar system & earth

523.8

Physics & astronomy -- The universe, galaxies, stars

523.9-523.5

Physics & astronomy -- Solar system & earth

526-526.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Geodesy & surveying

527-527.5

Technology -- Transport technology (land, water, air & space)

528-529.7

Physics & astronomy -- Astronomy (theory & instrumentation)

530

Physics & astronomy -- Physics & natural sciences (general)

530.1

Physics & astronomy -- Theoretical physics

530.41-530.42

Physics & astronomy -- Condensed matter physics

530.43-530.44

Physics & astronomy -- Gas-state & plasma physics

530.7-530.8

Physics & astronomy -- Physics & natural sciences (general)

531-531.1

Physics & astronomy -- Classical physics

531.2-531.5

Physics & astronomy -- Condensed matter physics

531.6

Physics & astronomy -- Classical physics

532-532.5

Physics & astronomy -- Condensed matter physics

533-533.7

Physics & astronomy -- Gas-state & plasma physics

534-534.5

Physics & astronomy -- Classical physics

535-535.8

Physics & astronomy -- Optics

536-536.7

Physics & astronomy -- Classical physics

537-538.7

Physics & astronomy -- Electricity & magnetism

539-539.6

Physics & astronomy -- Theoretical physics

539.7

Physics & astronomy -- Nuclear & particle physics

540-540.9

Chemistry -- Chemistry (general)

541.3-541.7

Chemistry -- Physical chemistry

541-541.2

Chemistry -- Theoretical & quantum chemistry

542-542.8

Chemistry -- Laboratories & equipment

543

Chemistry -- Analytical chemistry

544-544.9

Chemistry -- Qualitative analysis

545-545.8

Chemistry -- Quantitative analysis

546-546.8

Chemistry -- Inorganic chemistry

547-547.8

Chemistry -- Organic chemistry

548-548.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Crystallography

549-549.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Petrology, mineralogy & economic geology

550-551

Geography & earth sciences -- Earth sciences & geophysics (general)

551.1-551.3

Geography & earth sciences -- Geology (General)

551.4

Geography & earth sciences -- Geomorphology, Hydrology & oceanography

551.5-551.6

Geography & earth sciences -- Atmospheric sciences

551.7-551.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Geology (General)

552-553.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Petrology, mineralogy & economic geology

554-559.3

Geography & earth sciences -- Regional Geology

559.4-559.48

Geography & earth sciences -- Geology of Australia

559.5-559.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Regional Geology

560-569

Geography & earth sciences -- Paleontology

570

Biology -- Biology (general)

572

Biology -- Biology (general)

572, 572.2-572.9

Anthropology -- Human Races & Physical ethnology

573

Biology -- Biology (general)

573, 573.2-573.8

Anthropology -- Physical anthropology

574

Biology -- Biology (general)

574.1-574.4

Biology -- Descriptive & comparative biology

574.5-574.6

Biology -- Ecology

574.8

Biology -- Tissue, cellular & molecular biology

574.9

Biology -- Organisms in specific localities

575-575.9

Biology -- Evolution & genetics

576-576.6

Biology -- Microbiology, microscopy, bacteria

577

Biology -- Biology (general)

578-578.9

Biology -- Microbiology, microscopy, bacteria

579-579.6

Biology -- Biology (general)

580-581.9

Biology -- Botany (general)

582-585.9

Biology -- Seed-bearing plants (Spermatophyta)

586-589.4

Biology -- Other plants

589.9

Biology -- Microbiology, microscopy, bacteria

590-591.9

Biology -- Zoology (general)

592-595.7

Biology -- Invertebrates

596-599.9

Biology -- Vertebrates

600-609

Technology -- Technology & engineering (general)

611-611.9

Medicine -- Human anatomy

612-612.9

Medicine -- Human physiology

613.7

Physical education -- Physical education, fitness & recreation

613.8-614.9

Medicine -- Health promotion, forensic & preventive medicine

613-613.6

Medicine -- Health promotion, forensic & preventive medicine

617-617.9

Medicine -- Surgery, dentistry & opthalmology

618.9

Medicine -- Pediatrics & geriatrics<

618-618.8

Medicine -- Gynaecology & obstetrics

620.2-620.3

Technology -- Mechanical, thermal & nuclear engineering

620.4-620.8

Technology -- Technology & engineering (general)

620-620.17

Technology -- Technology & engineering (general)

621-621.2

Technology -- Mechanical, thermal & nuclear engineering

621.3-621.38

Technology -- Electrical & optical engineering

621.39-621.399

Computer science -- Computer engineering

621.4-621.6

Technology -- Mechanical, thermal & nuclear engineering

621.8-621.9

Technology -- Technology & engineering (general)

622-622.8

Technology -- Mining

623-623.7

Technology -- Military engineering

623.8

Technology -- Transport technology (land, water, air & space)

624-624.8

Technology -- Civil engineering

625-625.8

Technology -- Transport technology (land, water, air & space)

627-628.9

Technology -- Municipal, hydraulic & environmental engineering

629-629.4

Technology -- Transport technology (land, water, air & space)

629.8

Technology -- Electrical & optical engineering

630-631.3

Agriculture -- Agriculture (general works)

631.4-631.8

Agriculture -- Cultivation & soil science

632-632.9

Agriculture -- Plant diseases & pests

633-634.9

Agriculture -- Plant crops & forestry

635-635.9

Agriculture -- Horticulture & gardening

636

Agriculture -- Animal husbandry & veterinary science

636.1-636.4

Agriculture -- Livestock

636.5-636.8

Agriculture -- Other animals (including pets)

637-637.5

Agriculture -- Livestock

638-638.5

Agriculture -- Other animals (including pets) SIZE="-1">

639-639.9

Agriculture -- Hunting, fishing, wildlife conservation

640-646.6

Technology -- Home economics

646.7

Sociology -- Social welfare, problems & services

647-648.9

Technology -- Home economics SIZE="-1">

649-649.1

Sociology -- Social welfare, problems & services

649.3-649.4

Medicine -- Pediatrics & geriatrics

649.5-649.8

Sociology -- Social welfare, problems & services

650-650.1

Economics -- Management & business SIZE="-1">

651-653.4

Economics -- Office services

657-657.9

Economics -- Accounting

658-658.8

Economics -- Management & business SIZE="-1">

659-659.2

Economics -- Advertising & public relations

660-662.9

Technology -- Chemical engineering SIZE="-1">

663-664.9

Technology -- Food & drink technology

665-669.9

Technology -- Chemical engineering

670-685.5

Technology -- Manufacturing

686-686.4

Technology -- Printing

687-688.8

Technology -- Manufacturing

690-698.9

Technology -- Building & construction

700-709

Art & architecture -- The Arts (general)

710

Art & architecture -- Landscape architecture

711-711.8

Art & architecture -- Urban & regional planning

712-712.7

Agriculture -- Horticulture & gardening

713

Technology -- Transport technology (land, water, air & space)

714-719

Agriculture -- Horticulture & gardening

720-729.8

Art & architecture -- Architecture

730-736.9

Art & architecture -- Sculpture

737-737.6

Art & architecture -- Metals

738-738.8

Art & architecture -- Ceramics & glass

739-739.7

Art & architecture -- Metals

740-743.9

Art & architecture -- Drawing

745-745.9

Art & architecture -- Decorative arts

746-746.9

Art & architecture -- Textiles

747-747.9

Art & architecture -- Interior design & furniture

748-748.8

Art & architecture -- Ceramics & glass

749-749.8

Art & architecture -- Interior design & furniture

750-759.994

Art & architecture -- Painting

760-769.9

Art & architecture -- Printmaking & graphic arts

770-778.4

Art & architecture -- Photography

778.5

Art & architecture -- Cinematography

778.6-779

Art & architecture -- Photography

780-781.5

Music -- Music (general)

781.6-781.8

Music -- Specific musical traditions & genres

782-783.9

Music -- Vocal music

784-785.9

Music -- Instrumental music & ensembles

786-786.9

Music -- Keyboard, electronic & percussion instruments

787-787.9

Music -- Stringed instruments

788-788.9

Music -- Wind instruments

790-790.1

Physical education -- Physical education, fitness & recreation

790.2

Performing arts -- Performing arts (general)

791-791.3

Performing arts -- Public performances

791.4

Performing arts -- Motion pictures, radio & television

791.5-791.8

Performing arts -- Public performances

792-792.9

Performing arts -- Stage presentations

793-793.2

Physical education -- Indoor games

793.3

Performing arts -- Folk & national dancing

793.4-793.7

Physical education -- Indoor games

793.8

Performing arts -- Public performances

793.9-795.4

Physical education -- Indoor games SIZE="-1">

796-796.9

Physical education -- Outdoor sports & games

797-797.5

Physical education -- Aquatic & air sports

798-798.8

Physical education -- Equestrian sports & animal racing

799-799.3

Physical education -- Fishing, hunting & shooting

800-809.9

Language & literature -- Language & literature (general)

810-810.9

Language & literature -- Literature in English & Old English (general)

811-811.5

Language & literature -- Poetry in English

812-812.5

Language & literature -- Drama in English

813-813.5

Language & literature -- Fiction in English

814-818.5

Language & literature -- Other literature in English SIZE="-2">

820-820.9

Language & literature -- Literature in English & Old English (general)

821-821.9

Language & literature -- Poetry in English SIZE="-2">

822-822.9

Language & literature -- Drama in English SIZE="-1">

823-823.9

Language & literature -- Fiction in English

824-828.9

Language & literature -- Other literature in English

829-829.8

Language & literature -- Literature in English & Old English (general)

830-839.9

Language & literature -- Germanic languages & literatures

840-869.8

Language & literature -- Romance languages & literatures

870-889.8

Language & literature -- Classics (Latin & Greek)

890-899.9

Language & literature -- Other languages & literatures

900-909

History -- History (general works & world history)

910, 910.2-911

Geography & earth sciences -- Geography & travel (general)

912

Geography & earth sciences -- Maps & atlases

913

Geography & earth sciences -- Geography of ancient world

914-914.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Geography of Europe

915-915.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Geography of Asia

916-916.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Geography of Africa

917-917.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Geography of North & Central America

918-918.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Geography of South America

919.4-919.48

Geography & earth sciences -- Geography of Australia

919-919.3, 919.5-919.9

Geography & earth sciences -- Geography of other places

920-929.9

History & biography -- Biography & family history

930-939

History & biography - Ancient history & archaeology

940-940.5

History & biography -- European history (general & medieval)

941-642

History & biography -- British History

943-949.9

History & biography -- History of other European Countries

950-959.9

History & biography -- History of Asia

960-969.9

History & biography -- History of Africa

970-979

History & biography -- History of North & Central America

980-989.5

History & biography -- History of South America

990-993.1

History & biography -- History of other regions

994-994.8

History & biography -- History of Australia

995-998

History & biography -- History of other regions

999

Physics & astronomy -- Astronomy (theory & instrumentation)

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