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Dewey Decimal Classification : A Practical Manual of 23rd Edition

Sanjay K. Kaushik

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ISBN 10: 8170006724 / ISBN 13: 9788170006725
Published by Ess Ess Publications, 2012
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Contents: Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction to DDC 23. 2. Major changes in DDC 23. 3. Introduction to the schedules. 4. Use of table 1: standard subdivisions. 5. Use of table 2: areas. 6. Use of table 3: subdivisions for the arts for individual literatures for specific literary forms. 7. Use of table 4: subdivisions of individual languages and language families. 8. Use of table 5: ethnic and national groups. 9. Use of table 6: languages. 10. Treatment of groups of persons. Exercise. Summaries. The scheme called Dewey Decimal Classification was devised in 1876 by Melvil Dewey. Now it has an incredible history of 136 years of boundless success. This scheme is widely used in majority of libraries in about 150 countries. This is the result of continuous revision that the 23rd edition of DDC has been published in July 2011. No other classification scheme has published so many editions. Some welcome changes have been made in DDC 23. The present book is an attempt to explain with suitable examples, the salient provisions of DDC 23. The book is written in a simple and lucid language so that even the students do not face any difficulty. The examples in the book are explained in a step by step procedure. (jacket). Bookseller Inventory # 109891

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Title: Dewey Decimal Classification : A Practical ...

Publisher: Ess Ess Publications

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

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The scheme called Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) was devised in 1876 by Melvil Dewey. This scheme is widely used in a majority of libraries in about 150 countries. Due to continuous revisions, the 23rd edition of DDC was published in July 2011. No other classification scheme has published so many editions. With suitable examples, this book explains the salient provisions of DDC 23. It will be useful to library professionals, as well as library and information science students.

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