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Open Shelves Classification

"(...) a free, 'humble', modern, open-source, crowd-sourced replacement for the Dewey Decimal System. (...) The OSC will be: • Collaboratively written The OSC itself should be written socially--slowly, with great care and testing--but socially. See the Build the Open Shelves Classification group. • Collaboratively assigned As each level of OSC is proposed and ratified, members will be invited to catalog LibraryThing's books according to it. Using LibraryThing's fielded bibliographic wiki, Common Knowledge.