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The Resource The theory and practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification system, M.P. Satija, (electronic book)

The theory and practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification system, M.P. Satija, (electronic book)

Label
The theory and practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification system
Title
The theory and practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification system
Statement of responsibility
M.P. Satija
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 dayDescribes the governance, revision machinery and updating processGives a table of all editors of the DDC
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Satija, Mohinder Partap
Dewey number
025.4/31
Index
index present
LC call number
Z696.D7
LC item number
S28 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Series statement
Chandos information professional series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Classification, Dewey decimal
  • Classification, Dewey decimal
  • Classification, Dewey decimal
  • Classification, Dewey decimal
  • Library
Label
The theory and practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification system, M.P. Satija, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First edition published 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. A brief history of the Dewey Decimal Classification -- 2. Governance and revision of the DDC -- 3. Introduction to the text in four volumes -- 4. Basic plan and structure -- 5. Subject analysis and locating class numbers -- 6. Tables and rules for precedence of classes -- 7. Number-building -- 8. Use of Table 1 : standard subdivisions -- 9. Use of Table 2 : geographical areas, historical periods and persons -- 10. Use of Table 3 : subdivisions for the arts, individual literatures and for literary forms -- 11. Use of Table 4 and Table 6 : subdivisions of individual languages and their language families -- 12. Use of Table 5 : ethnic and national groups -- 13. Multiple synthesis -- 14. Using the relative index
Control code
SCIDI864851416
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 302 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780634043
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The theory and practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification system, M.P. Satija, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
First edition published 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. A brief history of the Dewey Decimal Classification -- 2. Governance and revision of the DDC -- 3. Introduction to the text in four volumes -- 4. Basic plan and structure -- 5. Subject analysis and locating class numbers -- 6. Tables and rules for precedence of classes -- 7. Number-building -- 8. Use of Table 1 : standard subdivisions -- 9. Use of Table 2 : geographical areas, historical periods and persons -- 10. Use of Table 3 : subdivisions for the arts, individual literatures and for literary forms -- 11. Use of Table 4 and Table 6 : subdivisions of individual languages and their language families -- 12. Use of Table 5 : ethnic and national groups -- 13. Multiple synthesis -- 14. Using the relative index
Control code
SCIDI864851416
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 302 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780634043
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote

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