A Guide To The Library Of Congress Classification / Edition 5

A Guide To The Library Of Congress Classification / Edition 5

by Lois Mai Chan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563084996

ISBN-13: 9781563084997

Pub. Date: 08/01/1999

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Completely updating Immroth's Guide to the Library of Congress Classification (Libraries Unlimited, 1990), Chan's work adheres to the purpose of previous editions-to provide readers with a basic understanding of the Library of Congress Classification system and its applications. After introducing the classification and giving a brief history of its development, the

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Completely updating Immroth's Guide to the Library of Congress Classification (Libraries Unlimited, 1990), Chan's work adheres to the purpose of previous editions-to provide readers with a basic understanding of the Library of Congress Classification system and its applications. After introducing the classification and giving a brief history of its development, the author presents readers with the general principles, structure, and format of the scheme. She then discusses and illustrates the use of tables. In an entire chapter that is new to this book, Chan provides a general discourse on assigning LC call numbers. Discussion of applications is continued with emphasis on individual classes and specific types of library materials. Appendixes include tables of general application and models for subarrangement of divisions and topics within disciplines. Throughout the book, examples appear, taken from recent Library of Congress Machine-Readable Cataloging (LC MARC) records. A bibliography lists selecte

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563084997
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Series:
Library and Information Science Text Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
570
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.25(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Principles, Structure, and Format

Chapter 3: Notation

Chapter 4: Tables

Chapter 5: Assigning Class Numbers

Chapter 6: Individual Classes

Chapter 7: Classification of Special Types of Library Materials

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