Automatic book classification, reclassification and non-classificatory approaches to knowledge organisation


A fair amount of literature discusses automatic book classification and this chapter reviews this literature. Libraries reclassify their collections using either the new edition of their current classification scheme or, rarely, with a different classification scheme. Some libraries experiment with organising the collection by an approach other than classification. Literature on both of these subjects is also reviewed in this chapter.

Key words

automatic book classification


non-classificatory approaches to knowledge organisation

Automatic book classification

Automatic book classification, i.e. the construction ...

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