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Guide to Dewey Decimal Classification

Understanding the Dewey Decimal Classification system which is used to organise books in the Library.

700 The Arts

700 covers the arts: art in general, fine and decorative arts, music, and the performing arts. Recreation, including sports and games, is also classed in 700.

  • 710 Arts, planning & landscape architecture
  • 720 Architecture
  • 730 Sculpture, ceramics & metalwork
  • 740 Graphic arts & decorative arts
  • 750 Painting
  • 760 Printmaking & prints
  • 770 Photography, computer art, film, video
  • 780 Music
  • 790 Sports, games & entertainment