Reason to hate DDC #628

Books about occupations (331.7) are placed 318.44 numbers away from books on how to obtain those occupations (650.14).  Today I had to defend why this is the case to a coworker and I can’t bring myself to do it.

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3 Comments on “Reason to hate DDC #628”

  1. Elleander Says:

    Acutally 641.44 is Cookery (Dried foods). Job hunting/resumes is 650.14 which IS 318.44 numbers away from occupations. Good math, bad Dewey.

  2. geekylibrarian Says:

    Wow, in hindsight I have no idea how I let that one get by me. Well spotted.

  3. geekylibrarian Says:

    Updated for accuracy

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