Find an overview of the search results screen in WebDewey.
Display of WebDewey search results
|Single record||Full record displayed automatically.|
|Multiple records||Number of records found shown at the top of the results area.
Records are listed in order by DDC number. Items include the DDC number and caption. Numbers are hyperlinked; click to view the full record.
|Results per page||Default setting: 30
Change the number using the Results per page box (above or below results list).
|Multipage results||Move between pages using the Show page box (above or below the results list).|
Other WebDewey screen features
|Search/Browse area||On Search Results, the Search option is selected by default. Entry box shows the term and index searched. You can:
|Build area||Text box for building a classification number incrementally:
|Search History button
(Opens the Search History window)
Identify record types in results
|Built number ()||Indicates a record for a number constructed according to add instructions stated or implied in the schedules or tables. Built numbers are created and verified by the DDC editors.||598.16 Flightless birds|
|Centered entry (C)||Represents a subject covered by a span of numbers. A centered entry is used to indicate and relate structurally a span of schedule numbers that together form a single concept. In add tables, a greater-than symbol (>) precedes a centered entry.||C 930-990 History of ancient world; of specific continents, countries, localities; of extraterrestrial worlds|
|Table centered entry||Represents a subject covered by a span of numbers. A table centered entry is used to indicate and relate structurally a span of table numbers that together form a single concept.||C T2--4-T2--9 The modern world; extraterrestrial worlds|
|Manual entry ()||Indicates a record for an entry in the DDC Manual.||361-365 Social problems and services|
|Number with colon||Indicates add table notation. What precedes colon is class number or span where add table is located; what follows colon is notation to be added.||617:028 Intensive care|
|Number in square brackets [ ]||Indicates a number that has been discontinued or relocated, or an unassigned number. Record instructs you not to use this number and provides a cross-reference to the correct class number.|| Unassigned 511[.22] Intuitionistic mathematics  Comparative religion T5-- Persons of mixed ancestry with ethnic origins from more than one continent|
|Number in parentheses ( )||Indicates a class number that is an optional alternative to the number usually assigned to a concept.||(921) Philosophers and psychologists|
(caption preceded by * or † and/or ‡)
|Indicates that a record contains a reference to a footnote marked with that symbol.||*Administration of general forms of control † Latin dramatic poetry and drama ‡*Visual programming|
|Caption followed by ellipses||Occurs only with some built numbers. Indicates that the caption given is one of a series of Relative Index terms associated with that number.||B 809.4 Essayists (literature), . . .|
|Number followed by ellipses||Indicates standard subdivisions and topics that use 0 instead of 1-9 to indicate their position in the hierarchy.||004.0 . . . Standard and special subdivisions|