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  • New York Times: Dr. Melvil Dewey Dead In Florida
    1931 New York Times obituary of Melvil Dewey, the American librarian who created the Dewey Decimal System.
    www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1210.html
  • 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.
    www.booktalking.net/books/dewey
  • 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.
    www.oclc.org/dewey/resources/biography
  • 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.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melvil_Dewey
 



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