Book Title: Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (Edition 23) International Edition
Author: Lynn Farkas
Format: Paperback | 160 pages
Publication Date: 21 Jul 2015
"The Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (Edition 23)" International Edition A Practical Study Guide for Learning Every Aspect of Ddc23
his combined text and workbook covers the theories and principles of DDC's 23rd edition and then offers immediate practice in putting the information to use. Plentiful, clear explanations, examples and practice exercises illustrate every aspect of DDC and help students master creating DDC numbers.
"The Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (edition 23)" international edition follows the style and format of earlier editions, with new and revised exercises that incorporate the changes in DDC's 23rd edition. It covers principles of classifying with DDC, components and organization of the Dewey Decimal Classification, finding numbers in the schedules, building numbers using each of the Tables, and number building by adding from the schedules.
The book also includes a chapter on WebDewey; a glossary that defines technical terms in simple language, and an index. The concluding chapter consists of 150 number-building exercises for extra practice, making this an ideal resource for classroom teachers.
"Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (edition 23)" is a practical, easy to use study tool for all library students and staff who need to be familiar with the basics of DDC.
"Learn Dewey Decimal Classification (edition 23)" is one of the study guides in the Learn Library Skills Series. Details of each publication are in the back of this book, or visit the publisher website for more information.
Lynn Farkas is a librarian, library trainer and director of an Australian information services consulting company. Her expertise includes subject analysis, thesaurus development, knowledge management applications, metadata 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.