Wikipedia: Melvil Dewey
Biography of Melvil Dewey, the influential and sometimes controversial librarian and spelling reformer who created the Dewey Decimal System of library cataloging.
Melvil Dewey: Father of Librarianship
Profile of Melvil Dewey, the 19th century librarian who revolutionized library management and cataloging. With a timeline and an introduction to the Dewey Decimal System.
OCLC: Melvil Dewey Biography
Short biography of Melvil Dewey, the inventor of the Dewey Decimal System and one of the founders of the American Library Association.