The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System

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

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  • Author : M. P. Satija
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 328 pages
  • ISBN : 1780634048
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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
GET THIS BOOKThe Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System

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

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The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System, 2nd Edition
  • Author : M. Satija
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  • Release : 16 January 2021
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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 most

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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 11 December 2014
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  • Author : Susan Batley
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 11 September 2014
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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 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

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  • Author : Lois Mai Chan,Athena Salaba
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 14 December 2015
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Classification in Theory and Practice

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 January 2005
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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

Practical Handbook of Dewey Decimal Classification

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  • Author : C.K. Sharma
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
  • Release : 16 January 2021
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Ever Since Its Evolution In 1876, Dewey Decimal Classification (Ddc) Has Been The World S Most Widely Used Library Classification System. It Is Expected From All Professionals, Paraprofessionals, And Library Students To At Least Have A Working Knowledge Of Cataloguing Basics, Particularly The Ddc, Owing To Its Extensive Application In Almost All The Indian Libraries. In This Respect, The Present Book Is The Most Appropriate As It Skilfully Acquaints The Readers With This System, Which Is The Simplest Scheme Of Coordinating

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 16 January 2021
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  • Release : 15 April 2016
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  • Publisher : Ess Ess Publication
  • Release : 01 April 2006
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