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Author Scott, Mona L.
Title Dewey Decimal classification : a study manual and number building guide / Mona L. Scott.
Pub Info Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2005.
book jacket
 Wellfleet-Children's Area     ON ORDER
 Oak Bluffs-Reference  REF 025.431 DEWEY   NON-REQUEST  AVAILABLE
Edition 22nd edition.
Descript 348 pages ; 25 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-328) and index.
Contents 1. DDC history and current status -- 2. General aspects of the Dewey decimal classification -- 3. Principles of number building -- 4. The tables -- 5. Class 000: generalities -- 6. Class 100: philosophy, parapsychology and occultism, psychology -- 7. Class 200: religion -- 8. Class 300: social sciences -- 9. Class 400: language -- 10. Class 500: natural sciences and mathematics -- 11. Class 600: technology (applied sciences) -- 12. Class 700: the arts; fine and decorative arts -- 13. Class 800: literature (Belles-Lettres) and rhetoric -- 14. Class 900: history, geography, and auxiliary disciplines -- 15. Book numbers.
Summary "Updated to cover the changes introduced by the latest edition of the DDC, the 22nd edition of this trusted guide is an essential purchase for technical services departments in all libraries. Mona L. Scott provides an in-depth review of how DDC is updated and gives detailed lists of changes in each table and class. It is an invaluable study manual and reference source for the application of Dewey, as well as a comprehensive course text for students."--Jacket.
Subject Classification, Dewey decimal -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Classification -- Books.
Acquisitions (Libraries)
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Related To Online version: Scott, Mona L. Dewey Decimal classification, 22nd edition. Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2005 (OCoLC)607608012
ISBN 1591582105 (alk. paper)
9781591582106 (alk. paper)
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