All books in the library are arranged by the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system. In the DDC, basic classes are organized by fields of study. At the broadest level, the DDC is divided into ten main classes, which together cover the entire world of knowledge. Each main class is further divided into ten divisions and each division into ten sections. (OCLC) The basic breakdown for American Literature is as follows:
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