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Melvil Dewey

Birthdate: 10. December 1851
Date of death: 26. December 1931

Melville Louis Kossuth "Melvil" Dewey was an American librarian and educator, inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, and a founder of the Lake Placid Club. Wikipedia

Quotes Melvil Dewey

„The librarian must be the librarian militant before he can be the librarian triumphant.“

—  Melvil Dewey

"The Relation of the State to the Public Library", (1889)

„The cheapness and quickness of modern methods of communication has been like a growth of wings, so that a thousand things which were thought to belong like trees in one place may travel about like birds.“

—  Melvil Dewey

"Field and Future of Traveling Libraries". Home Education Department. Bulletin. State University of New York (1901), (40).

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