Regional High librarian eyes ditching Dewey Decimal System for new classification

Books about homosexuality are on the same shelf as books on incest and prostitution.

Homer's "Iliad" is in the nonfiction section.

The works of Shakespeare and books on Elizabethan culture are nowhere near each other.

"I think it's troubling," said Jeff Aubuchon, the librarian at Oakmont Regional High School. "I'm worried about the message that sends."

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Interesting idea

'He said Judeo-Christian books are given ample space in the religious section, while only a small amount of real estate is carved out for book on other religions'

Really? There's more numbers given over to them of course but it's how many books you have that determines how much real estate is given over to books. Want less Judeo-Christian bias? Buy more books on other religions!

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