Classification in Theory and Practice

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 their application. Importantly, classifying electronic resources is also discussed. Classification in Theory and Practice aims to demystify a very complex subject, and to provide a sound theoretical underpinning, together with practical advice and development of practical skills. Chapters concentrate purely on classification rather than cataloguing and indexing, ensuring a more in-depth coverage of the topic. covers the latest Dewey Decimal Classification, 23rd edition provides practical advice on which schemes will be most suitable for different types of library collection covers classification of digital resources explores recent developments in digital resources and tagging

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  • Author : Susan Batley
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 214 pages
  • ISBN : 1780634668
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Classification in Theory and Practice

Classification in Theory and Practice
  • Author : Susan Batley
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 11 September 2014
GET THIS BOOKClassification in Theory and Practice

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 their application. Importantly, classifying electronic resources is also discussed. Classification in Theory and Practice aims to demystify a very complex subject, and to provide a sound theoretical underpinning, together with

Classification in Theory and Practice

Classification in Theory and Practice
  • Author : Susan Batley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 January 2005
GET THIS BOOKClassification in Theory and Practice

This book covers all of the major library classification schemes in use in Europe, UK and US; it includes practical exercises to demonstrate their application. Importantly, classifying electronic resources is also discussed. The aim of the book is to demystify a very complex subject, and to provide a sound theoretical underpinning, together with practical advice and development of practical skills. The book fills the gap between more complex theoretical texts and those books with a purely practical approach. Chapters concentrate

The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System

The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System
  • Author : M. P. Satija
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2013
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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 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

Shape Classification and Analysis

Shape Classification and Analysis
  • Author : Luciano da Fona Costa,Roberto Marcond Cesar, Jr.
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 October 2018
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Because the properties of objects are largely determined by their geometric features, shape analysis and classification are essential to almost every applied scientific and technological area. A detailed understanding of the geometrical features of real-world entities (e.g., molecules, organs, materials and components) can provide important clues about their origin and function. When properly and carefully applied, shape analysis offers an exceedingly rich potential to yield useful applications in diverse areas ranging from material sciences to biology and neuroscience. Get

Natural Kinds and Classification in Scientific Practice

Natural Kinds and Classification in Scientific Practice
  • Author : Catherine Kendig
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 December 2015
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This edited volume of 13 new essays aims to turn past discussions of natural kinds on their head. Instead of presenting a metaphysical view of kinds based largely on an unempirical vantage point, it pursues questions of kindedness which take the use of kinds and activities of kinding in practice as significant in the articulation of them as kinds. The book brings philosophical study of current and historical episodes and case studies from various scientific disciplines to bear on natural kinds

Knowledge Organization and Classification in International Information Retrieval

Knowledge Organization and Classification in International Information Retrieval
  • Author : Nancy Williamson,Clare Beghtol
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 May 2013
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Learn step-by-step how to develop knowledge-based products for international use! Knowledge Organization and Classification in International Information Retrieval examines current efforts to deal with the increasing globalization of information and knowledge. International authors walk you through the theoretical foundations and conceptual elements behind knowledge management, addressing areas such as the Internet, multinational resources, translations, and information languages. The tools, techniques, and case studies provided in this book will be invaluable to anyone interested in bridging the international information retrieval language

Shape Analysis and Classification

Shape Analysis and Classification
  • Author : Luciano da Fontoura Costa,Roberto Marcond Cesar Jr.
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 12 December 2010
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Advances in shape analysis impact a wide range of disciplines, from mathematics and engineering to medicine, archeology, and art. Anyone just entering the field, however, may find the few existing books on shape analysis too specific or advanced, and for students interested in the specific problem of shape recognition and characterization, traditio

Sorting Things Out

Sorting Things Out
  • Author : Geoffrey C. Bowker,Susan Leigh Star
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 25 February 2021
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Geoffrey Bowker and Susan Leigh Star explore the role of categories and standards in shaping the modern world.

Cataloguing and Classification

Cataloguing and Classification
  • Author : Fotis Lazarinis
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 11 December 2014
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Cataloguing and Classification introduces concepts and practices in cataloguing and classification, and common library standards. The book introduces and analyzes the principles and structures of library catalogues, including the application of AACR2, RDA, DDC, LCC, LCSH and MARC 21 standards, and conceptual models such as ISBD, FRBR and FRAD. The text also introduces DC, MODS, METS, EAD and VRA Core metadata schemes for annotating digital resources. Explains the theory and practice of bibliographic control Offers a practical approach to the core