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The theory and practice of the Dewey decimal classification system

Author: Mohinder Partap Satija
Publisher: Oxford, England : Chandos Pub., 2007.
Series: Chandos information professional series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the history, management and technical aspects of the Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC), the world's most popular library classification. The main emphasis is on explaining the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Problems, exercises, etc
Problèmes et exercices
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Satija, Mohinder Partap, 1949-
Theory and practice of the Dewey decimal classification system.
Oxford, England : Chandos Pub., 2007
(OCoLC)607921792
Online version:
Satija, Mohinder Partap, 1949-
Theory and practice of the Dewey decimal classification system.
Oxford, England : Chandos Pub., 2007
(OCoLC)608100385
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mohinder Partap Satija
ISBN: 9781843342359 1843342359 9781843342342 1843342340
OCLC Number: 71542630
Description: xix, 206 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. 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. Table 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, persons --
10. Use of Table 3: subdivisions for individual literatures, literary forms and the arts --
11. Table 4: subdivisions of Individual languages, and Table 6: languages --
12. Using Table 5: national and ethnic groups --
13. Multiple synthesis --
14. Using the relative index.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: M.P. Satija.
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