WHO WAS MELVIL DEWEY?
Melville (Melvil) Louis Kossuth Dewey was educated at Amherst College, and graduated in 1874. From 1874 to 1877, he worked at the Amherst College Library as an assistant librarian. During this period he designed the Dewey Decimal Classification system and founded a company which manufactures library equipment and supplies that are adapted to the decimal classification and which is still in existence.
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