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The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System, 2nd Edition by M. P. Satija

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3

Introduction to the text in four volumes

Abstract:

The layout of the print edition of the DDC in four volumes is described herein and the content of each volume is summarised. Volumes 1 through 4, over the course of their publication history follow a similar style of presentation, and include an introduction to the content and organisation of the knowledge; however, the description of the content and organisation of schedules were new additions to Volumes 2 and 3. This chapter will also present the content of entries and the content that comprises each of the four volumes. The importance of the manual presented in Volume 1 is also stated prior to the various types of notes appended to each entry being explained. Finally instructions for number-building ...

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