This might be a bizarre question, but can anyone point to some analysis for a large general library, consortium, or even like WorldCat, a distribution of materials by class? So say for example 10% of the collection is in the 700s, and half of that is in the 741s, a quarter is in 746.432...
Table 4: Subject breakdown, nonfiction print books
History and auxiliary sciences
Engineering and technology
Business and economics
Language, linguistics, and literature
Philosophy and religion
Health and medicine
Art and architecture
From http://www.dlib.org/dlib/november09/lavoie/11lavoie.html isn't really granular enough.
Christina K. Pikas
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
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