The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System
  • Author : M. P. Satija
  • Release Date : 30 September 2013
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780634043
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The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System Book Summary

The Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC) is the world’s most popular library classification system. The 23rd edition of the DDC was published in 2011. This second edition of The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System examines the history, management and technical aspects of the DDC up to its latest edition. The book places emphasis on explaining the structure and number building techniques in the DDC and reviews all aspects of subject analysis and number building by the most recent version of the DDC. A history of, and introduction to, the DDC is followed by subject analysis and locating class numbers, chapters covering use of the tables and subdivisions therein, multiple synthesis, and using the relative index. In the appendix, a number of academically-interesting questions are identified and answered. Provides a comprehensive chronology of the DDC from its inception in 1876, to the present day Describes the governance, revision machinery and updating process Gives a table of all editors of the DDC

The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System

The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System

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The Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC) is the world’s most popular library classification system. The 23rd edition of the DDC was published in 2011. This second edition of The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System examines the history, management and technical aspects of the DDC up to ...

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The Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC) is the world's most popular library classification system. The 23rd edition of the DDC was published in 2011. This second edition of The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System examines the history, management and technical aspects of the DDC up to its ...

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Following on from the first edition of this book, the second edition fills the gap between more complex theoretical texts and those books with a purely practical approach. The book looks at major library classification schemes in use in Europe, UK and the USA, and includes practical exercises to demonstrate ...

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Examining the history, management, and technical aspects of the Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC), this book emphasizes the structure and number building techniques in the DDC, and concentrates on various aspects of subject analysis and number building....