Social Sciences

300 Social Sciences
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
300 Social sciences 2A
301 Sociology and anthropology 2A
302 Social interaction 2A
303 Social processes 2A
304 Factors affecting social behavior 2A
305 Social groups 2A
306 Culture and institutions 2A
307 Communities 2A
308-309 (Unassigned)  
310 Collections of general statistics 2A
311-313 (Unassigned)  
313.17 General statistics of North America 2A
313.73 General statistics of the U.S. 3C
314-319 General statistics of specific continents, countries, localities in modern world 1B
320 Political science (Politics and government) 2A
321 Systems of governments and states 2A
322 Relation of the state to organized groups and their members 2A
" as related to NYS 3C
323 Civil and political rights 2A
" as related to NYS 3C
324 The political process 2A
" as related to NYS 3C

 

324.2 Social Sciences
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
324.2 Political parties 2A
" as related to NYS 4
324.5 Nominating candidates 2A
" as related to NYS 4
324.6 Election systems and procedures; suffrage 2A
" as related to NYS 4
324.7 Conduct of election campaigns 2A
"as related to NYS 4
325 International migration and colonization 2A
326 Slavery and emancipation 2A
327 International relations 1B
328 The legislative process (U.S. and NYS only) 4
329 (Unassigned)  
330 Economics 1B
331 Labor economics 2A
" " " as related to US & NYS 3C
332 Financial economics 3A
333 Economics of land and energy 2A
" " " as related to Northeast bioregion 3C
334 Cooperatives 1A
335 Socialism and related systems 1A
NYS movements 2B
336 Public finance 1A
" " " as related to US 3A
" " " as related to NYS 4
337 International economics 2A

 

338 Social Sciences
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
338 Production 2A
" as related to US/NYS 3B
339 Macroeconomics and related topics 2A
340 Law 3A
340.3 Law reform 2B
341 International law 2B
341.026 Treaties and cases 3A
except Native Americans of NYS 4
342 Constitutional and administrative law 4
343 Military, defense, public property, public finance, tax, trade (commerce), industrial law 4
344 Labor, social service, education, cultural law 3B
345 Criminal law 3A
346 Private law 3B
347 Civil procedures and courts 4
348 Laws (Statutes), regulations, cases 3B
349 Law of specific jurisdictions, areas, socioeconomic regions 2B
350 Public administration and military science (US & NYS) 2A
351 Public administration 3C
351.91 Grievances and claims against the state including ombudsman system 3A
352 General considerations of public administration 3C
353 Specific fields of public administration 4

 

354 Social Sciences
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
354 Public administration of economy and environment 4
355 Military science 1A
356-359 Specific kinds of military forces and warfare 1A
360 Social problems and services; associations 3C
361 Social problems and social welfare in general 3C
362 Social welfare problems and services 3C
363 Other social problems and services 3C
364 Criminology 3C
365 Penal and related institutions 2B
365.9747 Penal institutions in NYS 4
366 Associations 1A
367 General clubs 1A
368 Insurance 2B
369 Miscellaneous kinds of associations 1B
370 Education (General) 3C
371 Schools and their activities; special education 4
372 Elementary education 4
373 Secondary education 4
374 Adult education 4
375 Curricula 3C
375.747 Curricula (NYSED only) 5
376 Education of women - relocated to 371.822  

 

377 Social Sciences
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
376 Religious schools - relocated to 371.07  
378 Higher education 4
379 Public policy issues in education 4
380 Commerce, communications, transportation 2B
381 Internal commerce (Domestic trade) 3C
382 International commerce (Foreign trade) 3C
383 Postal communication 2B
384 Communications Telecommunication 2B
385 Railroad transportation 2B
386 Inland waterway and ferry transportation 2B
387 Water, air, space transportation 2B
388 Transportation Ground transportation 2B
389 Metrology and standardization 2B
390 Customs, etiquette, folklore 1A
391 Costume and personal appearance 1B
392 Customs of life cycle and domestic life 1A
393 Death customs 1A
394 General customs 1A
395 Etiquette (Manners) 1A
396-397 (Unassigned)  
398 Folklore 1A
398.747 Folklore (as related to NYS) 4
399 Customs of war and diplomacy 1B

 

 

Collection Level Key

0=Out of Scope;

1a=Minimal level (uneven coverage);
1b=Minimal level (even coverage);

2a=Basic Information level (introductory);
2b=Basic Information level (advanced);

3a=Basic Study or Instructional Support level;
3b=Intermediate Study or Instructional Support level;
3c=Advanced Study or Instructional Support level;

4=Research level;

5=Comprehensive level


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Last Updated: August 26, 2010