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Library Classification : Facets and Analyses

Shabahat Husain

ISBN 10: 8176464287 / ISBN 13: 9788176464284
Published by B R Pub, Delhi, 2004
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Contents Foreword. Preface. 1. Definition need and purpose of classification. 2. History of library classification. 3. Terminology of classification. 4. Development of theory of classification. 5. Work of classification in three planes and their interrelationship. 6.1. Work of classification in idea plane. 6.2. Principles of helpful sequence. 7. Verbal plane. 8.1. Notation definition need functions. 8.2. Capacity of notational system. 8.3. Calculating the capacity of notational systems some new formulae. 8.4. Canons for work in notational plane. 8.5 Canons for mnemonics. 8.6. Hospitality in notational system. 9. Multidimensional nature of subjects problems and solutions. 10. Growing universe of subjects problems and solutions. 11. Postulational approach to classification. 12. Formation of sharpening of isolates. 13. Species of classification schemes. 14.1. Dewey decimal classification. 14.2. Universal decimal classification. 14.3. Colon classification a survey of seven editions. 15. Designing the depth schedule of classification. 16. Book number and collection number. 17. Recent trends in classification. Index. Traces the origins of the subject and leads on to the latest developments in it. This user friendly text explains concepts through analogies diagrams and tables. The fundamental but important topics on terminology of classification have been uniquely explained through classroom analogy and funnel experiment. The book deals with the recent trends in the use of computers in classification including on line systems and artificial intelligence systems. The latest editions of Dewey Decimal Classification including Electronic Dewey Web Dewey Colon Classification and Universal Decimal Classification are taken up in detail. With its up to date and comprehensive coverage the book will serve as a textbook to the students of library and information science and also prove to be invaluable reference material to professionals and researchers. 534 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 52274

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Title: Library Classification : Facets and Analyses

Publisher: B R Pub, Delhi

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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