survey of the use of the Dewey decimal classification in the United States and Canada

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University of Illinois, Library Research Center , Champaign, Ill
Classification, Dewey dec
StatementJohn P. Comaromi, Mary Ellen Michael, Janet Bloom.
ContributionsMichael, Mary Ellen., Bloom, Janet., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Library Research Center., Lake Placid Education Foundation.
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Pagination1 v. (in various foliations)
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Open LibraryOL18053631M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Comaromi, John P. (John Phillip), Survey of the use of the Dewey decimal classification in the United States and :// A Survey of the Use of the Dewey Decimal Classification in the United States and Canada (Book Review) By Robert L.

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American Library Association Classification, Dewey decimal Classification: Abstract: ithin the last ten years, three studies have been performed dealing with the use of Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) outside the North American continent.

To date, there has not been a similar survey aimed at assessing the situation in the United States and :// A Survey of the Use of the Dewey Decimal Classification in Get this from a library.

Use of Dewey decimal classification in the United States and Canada. [John P Comaromi; Lucille M Wert; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Library Research Center.] Use of Dewey Decimal Classification by Academic Libraries in the United States.

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in the United States that employ the Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress Systems of Dewey Decimal   2 John P. Comaromi, Mary Ellen Michael, and Janet Bloom, A Survey of the Use of the Dewey Decimal Classification in the United States and Canada (Albany, NY: Forest Press, ). 3 Joan S.

Mitchell, Julianne Beall, Winton E. Matthews, Jr., and Gregory R. New, Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index (Albany, NY: Forest Press, ), ://   The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) is structured around ten main classes covering the entire world of knowledge; each main class is further structured into ten hierarchical divisions, each having ten sections of increasing specificity.

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As a system of library classification the DDC is "arranged by discipline, not subject", so a topic like clothing is classed based on its disciplinary   The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system is the world’s most widely used way to organize library collections.

The DDC constantly updates to enable better discovery across any topic in multiple languages. Because the DDC is easy to use, you can increase the visibility of your materials quickly and :// LibraryThing's MDS system is based on the classification work of libraries around the world, whose assignments are not copyrightable.

MDS "scheduldes" (the words that describe the numbers) are user-added, and based on public domain editions of the system. The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of ://.