Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (Edition 23) International Edition

Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (Edition 23) International Edition

by Lynn Farkas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590954362
Publisher: TotalRecall Publications
Publication date: 07/21/2015
Series: Learn Library Skills Series , #4
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,010,631
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Lynn Farkas is a library trainer and director of an Australian information services consulting company. Her expertise includes subject analysis, thesaurus development, knowledge management applications, and database indexing. She regularly conducts core skills training for the cataloging staff of major Australian libraries, including the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales. With Helen Rowe, she has trained over 700 librarians across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region in RDA cataloging.

Table of Contents

PREFACE
CHAPTER ONE Introduction to Classification
CHAPTER TWO Introduction to Dewey Decimal Classification
CHAPTER THREE Principles of Classifying With DDC
CHAPTER FOUR Components of the Dewey Decimal Classification
CHAPTER FIVE Finding a Number in the Schedules
CHAPTER SIX Organization of the Schedules
CHAPTER SEVEN Number-Building-Table 1: Standard Subdivisions
CHAPTER EIGHT Number-Building-Table 2: Geographic Areas, Historical Periods, Biography
CHAPTER NINE Number-Building-Table 3: Subdivisions for the Arts, for Individual Literatures, for Specific Literary Forms
CHAPTER TEN Number-Building-Table 4: Subdivisions of Individual Languages and Language Families and Table 6: Languages
CHAPTER ELEVEN Number-Building-Table 5: Ethnic and National Groups
CHAPTER TWELVE Number-Building-Adding from the Schedules
CHAPTER THIRTEEN WebDewey
CHAPTER FOURTEEN More Practice
EXERCISE ANSWERS
GLOSSARY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

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