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.
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 Year of Cool Comics – Day 231
Today we look at the last issue of Peter Milligan’s original run on Detective Comics, #643, the great “Library of Souls,” with art ... the killer is killing using the Dewey Decimal System!!! We gain a little insight into his madness… To stop ...
Daily Kos 4.0 Suggestions Thread
some of the ones listed above, but I really dislike the orange. It would be nice to see maybe green or blue instead...even dark chocolate is preferable to this 70's autumn-harvest hue. Also, when creating diaries, maybe it might be a good idea to have some ...
Search Tool of the Future? Librarians
One key problem with the information available on the Internet is that standards of classification are ... that are the same everywhere--the Dewey Decimal System, ISBN numbers and classifications from the Library of Congress. The anarchic Internet contains ...