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Essential Dewey 9781856045193

ISBN : 9781856045193
Publisher : Facet Publishing
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Overview In this book, John Bowman helps novice and out-of-practice classifiers to understand how to use Dewey to classify works. He outlines the content of the scheme and its structure and then, through worked examples based on real and imaginary titles, teaches readers how to use the scheme. Fully worked out answers and notes are provided. The book's contents include: * introduction and background * outline and description of the schedules * how to classify simple subjects * number-building, 1: standard subdivisions * number-building, 2: other methods * preference order * exceptions * special subjects * how to cope with difficult items * WebDewey. Readership: Written in an engaging and direct style and as a sister publication to the best-selling Essential Cataloguing, this text is ideal for library students, public, school and solo librarians and classifiers who are just starting to use Dewey and want some simple examples.

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