DDC is 125 this year, according to OCLC; it was first published in 1876.
See http://www.oclc.org/dewey/about/index.htm for more info.
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> From: Townson Elizabeth [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 3:51 PM
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> Subject: DDC
> Just a quick question! Does anyone know how old the Dewey Decimal System
> is?! We are organising library tours and thought it would be an
> interesting titbit to throw in!
> Liz Townson
> Reader Development and Research Officer/Assistant Librarian
> Blackburn with Darwen Library and Information Service
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