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Weine Classification

Weine Classification System

The Weine Classification Scheme, originally developed by Judaica librarian Mae Weine in the 1960s, is based on the Dewey Decimal Classification system and is intended to assist primarily small Judaica libraries organize their collections. It can be modified or extended by individual libraries to suit their needs. Many members of the Synagogue, School, and Center Division (SSC) of AJL use the Weine system.

The Weine Classification Scheme and Relative Index, 9th edition, published in 2013, is available free of charge to AJL members.