Classification and a bit of subject analysis
In the States, most libraries use one of two such maps: the Dewey Decimal System or ... t just add more classification numbers to the physical item; you then imply that it goes in more than one place! This is the difference between Library of Congress ...
Folksonomy Folktales 2010
I’d like to first take a look at a fundamental flaw in the vast majority of articles on folksonomies and taxonomies which is the almost universal use of the Dewey Decimal system (or Library of Congress Subject Headings) as the example taxonomy.
In Search of Cultural Identifiers
... library science expert but speaking to more library minded friends and colleagues it seems they use 3 levels of identification: So there's something missing between the general classification schemas and the individual publication. Like ...
Library fine-tunes method for book organization
Librarian Betsy O’Neil stood in the reference section of the Natrona County Public Library, pointed to the call number on one of the stacks and wondered how many people knew what 798 means in the Dewey Decimal Classification System. O’Neil does ...
A Dispatch From the (Surprisingly Interesting) Boring Conference
“It’s a world-record attempt for the largest number of rotations in an office chair from a single self-propelled spin, apparently,” he said. “Seems more fun than boring, if you ask me.” I agreed in principle, but it didn’t seem fun ...