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Dewey decimal classification, 20th edition : a study manual

Author: Jeanne Osborn; John P Comaromi; Melvil Dewey
Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work traces recent developments in the Dewey Decimal Classification and points to those characteristics which appear to be shaping its future. Although designed for use with previous editions of DDC, this offers reliable explanation and drill. The present study is more concerned with differences between DDC 19 and DDC 20.
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Osborn, Jeanne.
Dewey decimal classification, 20th edition.
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1991
(OCoLC)551302924
Online version:
Osborn, Jeanne.
Dewey decimal classification, 20th edition.
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1991
(OCoLC)606355475
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne Osborn; John P Comaromi; Melvil Dewey
ISBN: 0872878708 9780872878709
OCLC Number: 23355549
Description: xv, 303 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: DDC : history and current status --The general character of DDC 20 --
The modernization of DDC : schedules and notation --
Edition 20 : index and terminology --
Tables --
Class 000 generalities --
Class 100 philosophy, parapsychology and occultism, psychology --
Class 200 religion --
Class 300 social sciences --
Class 400 language --
Class 500 natural sciences and mathematics --
Class 600 technology (applied sciences) --
Class 700 the arts : fine and decorative arts --
Class 800 literature (belles-lettres) and rhetoric --
Class 900 geography, history, and auxiliary disciplines --
The abridged DDC, twelfth edition --
Special considerations.
Responsibility: Jeanne Osborn ; revised and edited by John Phillip Comaromi.

Abstract:

This work traces recent developments in the Dewey Decimal Classification and points to those characteristics which appear to be shaping its future. Although designed for use with previous editions of DDC, this offers reliable explanation and drill. The present study is more concerned with differences between DDC 19 and DDC 20.

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