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Dewey Decimal Class Number

Find the fields, subfields, notes, and product availability for the Dewey Decimal Class Number number (dd:) index.

Number (dd:)


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

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

  • dd:616.46
  • dd:616.4692
  • 082 a
  • 092 a
Qualifier index? No
  • 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.
  • In Connexion, scan an index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca dd:616.46). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).