108 - The Dark Side of the Dewey Decimal System
22:20 | Jan 22nd, 2019
Melvil Dewey, the father of library science and the inventor of the most popular library classification system in the world, was a known racist and serial sexual harasser. Forced out of the American L...Show More
mm recommended:Apr 21st, 2019
Fascinating look into the Dewey Decimal system and Melvil Dewey himself. Interesting arguments for and against the system, because Dewey was a racist and sexist and so his classification system reflected that and the times he lived in.