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Dewey Decimal Classification Session 2 January 14, 2010 Emily Dust Nimsakont PowerPoint by Devra Dragos; Revised by Emily Dust Nimsakont

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Dewey Decimal Classification

Dewey Decimal ClassificationSession 2January 14, 2010Emily Dust NimsakontPowerPoint by Devra Dragos; Revised by Emily Dust Nimsakont1TopicsSession 1Dewey Decimal ClassificationNotesSubjects/DisciplinesManual entriesWebDeweySession 2Subjects/DisciplinesNumber building: Table 1Session 3Number building: Tables 1, 2, 3, &4Classifying with the DDCSection 5 of the IntroductionDetermining the Subject of a workDetermining the Discipline of a workMore than one Subject in the same DisciplineOne or more Subjects in more than one DisciplineTable of last resortOne or more Subjects in more than one DisciplineInterdisciplinary numbersDiscipline given fullest treatmentMain class: 000 Computers, Information & General WorksFall back to instructions for more than one Subject in the same DisciplineInterdisciplinary numbersProvided in the Relative Index and/or SchedulesDO NOT use if work does not contain significant material within the discipline of the interdisciplinary numberClassify bookRaising the Bar: Improving Competition Success for Professional Weight Lifters through Weight Training for FitnessIncludes material on competitions as well as becoming fit for competitionsInterdisciplinary numbers in the Relative IndexSee Introduction entries 11.8-11.9Interdisciplinary number is given with the unindented headings in the print versions (when there are multiple indented headings)

Weight lifting613.7physical fitness613.7sports796.41

Classify bookRaising the Bar: Improving Competition Success for Professional Weight Lifters through Weight Training for FitnessIncludes material on competitions as well as becoming fit for competitionsClassify with physical fitness: 613.7Interdisciplinary numbers in the Relative IndexSometimes, no interdisciplinary number is given with the unindented headings in the print versionsPromotionarmed forces355.1personal success650.14personnel management658.3Promotion (Students)371.2

Interdisciplinary numbers in the SchedulesClass here interdisciplinary works on Including interdisciplinary works on Class interdisciplinary works on in Classify bookStriking Style: Costume Jewelry in the Last Century Make Your Own!Material discusses mass production of costume jewelry in the 20th century and show how to handcraft jewelry in the same style

Classify bookStriking Style: Costume Jewelry in the Last Century Make Your Own!Material discusses mass production of costume jewelry in the 20th century and show how to handcraft jewelry in the same styleClassify with: 688Interdisciplinary numbersProvided in the Relative Index and/or SchedulesDO NOT use if work does not contain significant material within the discipline of the interdisciplinary numberOne or more Subjects in more than one DisciplineInterdisciplinary numbersDiscipline given fullest treatmentMain class: 000 Computers, Information & General WorksFall back to instructions for more than one Subject in the same DisciplineDiscipline given the fullest treatmentSometimes, no interdisciplinary number exists in Relative Index or SchedulesClassify bookFighting for Home BirthDiscusses Nebraska legal stance in regard to midwifery (20 pages), the custom of child birth at home (25 pages), and describes the practice of midwifery (45 pages).

Classify bookFighting for Home BirthDiscusses Nebraska legal stance in regard to midwifery (20 pages), the custom of child birth at home (25 pages), and describes the practice of midwifery (45 pages).Classify with obstetrics: 618.2One or more Subjects in more than one DisciplineInterdisciplinary numbersDiscipline given fullest treatmentMain class: 000 Computers, Information & General WorksFall back to instructions for more than one Subject in the same DisciplineMain Class: 000 Computers, information & general worksPossibilities in divisions such as:060 General organizations and museology080 Collections

Fall back to instructions for more than one Subject in the same DisciplineFuller treatmentFirst-of-two ruleRule of threeRule of zeroRule of applicationClassifying with the DDCSection 5 of the IntroductionDetermining the Subject of a workDetermining the Discipline of a workMore than one Subject in the same DisciplineOne or more Subjects in more than one DisciplineTable of last resortTable of last resortUsed when more than one number seems to be applicableUse with caution consider intent of authorKinds of thingsParts of thingsMaterials from which things, kinds, or parts are madeProperties of things, kinds, parts, or materialsProcesses within things, kinds, parts, or materialsOperations upon things, kinds, parts, or materialsInstrumentalities for performing such operations

Classifying with the DDCSection 5 of the IntroductionDetermining the Subject of a workDetermining the Discipline of a workMore than one Subject in the same DisciplineOne or more Subjects in more than one DisciplineTable of last resortNumber Building/SubdivisionsUsed to further group like with likeHelp organize large number of items within a topicDefine more facets of an itemNumber Building/SubdivisionsAs instructed, may sometimes add numbers from another class or division before adding subdivisionClassify bookHandbook for Casting Steel

Classify bookHandbook for Casting SteelClassify with Iron, steel: 672

Classify bookHandbook for Casting SteelClassify with Iron, steel: 672.2

Add to base number 597.1 the numbers following 591 in 591.3-591.7Add to base number 591.7 the numbers following 577 in 577.2-577.7597.176Freshwater fish597.1 cold-blooded vertebrates7 specific environments6 freshwater ecologyStandard SubdivisionsOptionalRecommended for a large number of items within a specific topicFacets defined by Subdivisions listed in TablesFormat (e.g. dictionary, serial, catalog)Approach/Viewpoint of author (e.g. history, philosophy, criticism of a work)People (e.g. women, gifted persons)Location (e.g. torrid zone, Greater London)Literary form (e.g. poetry, drama)Use of language (e.g. grammar, etymology)Source of Subdivisions/Instructions for adding SubdivisionsTablesIn Abridged DDC, four tables are used (as opposed to six tables in the full DDC)SchedulesIntroduction 8.1-8.18Manual

Table 1. Standard Subdivisions:FacetsFormat (e.g. dictionary, serial, catalog)Approach/Viewpoint of author (e.g. history, philosophy, criticism of a work)People (e.g. women, gifted persons)Location (e.g. torrid zone, Greater London) in conjunction with Table 2

Table 1 UsageStandard subdivisions may be added directly from Table 1 at any time unless:the Schedules explicitly forbid itthe topic of the item is only part of the number or is given standing room only (Listed as including)there are certain restrictions specified in the Schedulesit would be redundant

Variations in adding subdivisionsAdd subdivision as is from TableDrop lead zero(s) after an existing zeroRetain lead zero after an existing zeroAdd an extra zeroClassify bookEncyclopedia of FruitExplores many varieties of fruits their agricultural development and history, where and how they are currently grown

Classify bookEncyclopedia of FruitExplores many varieties of fruits their agricultural development and history, where and how they are currently grownClassify with orchards, fruit: 634

Classify bookEncyclopedia of FruitExplores many varieties of fruits their agricultural development and history, where and how they are currently grownClassify with orchards, fruit: 634.03Classify bookIts Not the Media: The Truth about Pop Cultures Influence on ChildrenContains information about the influence of television and moviesClassify with media: 302.23 (+)

Classify bookIts Not the Media: The Truth about Pop Cultures Influence on ChildrenContains information about the influence of television and moviesClassify with media: 302.23083Variations in adding subdivisionsAdd subdivision as is from TableDrop lead zero(s) after an existing zeroRetain lead zero after an existing zeroAdd an extra zero

Classify bookThe Isaac Asimov Yearbook of Astronomy

Classify bookThe Isaac Asimov Yearbook of AstronomyClassify with Astronomy and allied sciences: 520

Classify bookThe Isaac Asimov Yearbook of AstronomyClassify with Astronomy and allied sciences: 520.5 (not 520.05)

Variations in adding subdivisionsAdd subdivision as is from TableDrop lead zero(s) after an existing zeroRetain lead zero after an existing zeroAdd an extra zeroClassify bookManual of Research Statistics for Chemical Engineers

Classify bookManual of Research Statistics for Chemical EngineersClassify with Chemical engineering: 660.0

Classify bookManual of Research Statistics for Chemical EngineersClassify with Chemical engineering: 660.072Variations in adding subdivisionsAdd subdivision as is from TableDrop lead zero(s) after an existing zeroRetain lead zero after an existing zeroAdd an extra zero

Multiple facetsAdd one standard subdivision based on the Table of PreferenceAdd additional subdivisions only if directed to do so in the Schedules

Assignmenthttp://www.nlc.state.ne.us/netserv/training/onlinesessions/DDCwinter2010/dewey.html

Due by 8 AM, Thursday, January 21, 2010

Next sessionJanuary 21Handouts available on the web by Tuesday, January 19Topics:Number building with Tables 1 (-09), 2, 3, and 4