Dewey Decimal Classification print-on-demand is an English language, full print version of the DDC. This 4-volume set will be updated biannually with the latest changes and topics available in the DDC, with releases occurring in January and July.
Here's hard-working help for novice and out-of-practice classifiers. With this practical guide, you'll learn how to use the Dewey Decimal Classification to organize resources. After a thorough introduction to the structure and content of the system, readers then work through examples based on real titles, with fully worked out answers and clear explanations. Chapters cover how to classify simple subjects, number building, preference order, exceptions, special subjects, coping with difficult or hard-to-classify items, WebDewey, and more.
This guide is an essential purchase for technical services departments in all libraries, and has been updated to cover the changes introduced by the new edition of the DDC, which was published in August 2003. The study manual is used as a reference for the application of Dewey and is also suitable as a course text in Dewey. Scott provides an in-depth review of how DDC is updated and gives detailed lists of changes in each table and class.