Tag Archives: Dewey Decimal Classification

The Importance of Taking Breaks

Most people are viewing this with an eye towards the Dewey Decimal System, but what I see is the importance of taking regular breaks: found on The Cataloguing Librarian

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A Little Star Wars Political Library Geekery

The part of me that is somewhat of a Star Wars geek really finds it fascinating that, according to one of the catalogers at my place of work,  Barack Obama’s Dewey Decimal Cutter Number is… Ob1

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Classify is a new service from OCLC which returns class numbers (Dewey, LC, and National Library of Medicine) assigned to books in WorldCat. This could be a good way to use the “wisdom of the crowd” when you are not … Continue reading

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Open Shelves Classification

Tim Spalding of LibraryThing has started a new ambitious project: develop a new shelf classification system that would eliminate the baggage of the 100+ year-old systems many libraries have in place, as well as create a system free from the … Continue reading

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Weed of the Month club

Weed of the Month doesn’t have anything to do with gardening (although that topic is covered) but with weeding library materials.  Organized by Dewey Decimal Classification, it is an excellent overview of de-selection issues by topic area. from Catalogablog

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