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What else can you do with Dewey?. Diane Vizine-Goetz OCLC Research. Outline. Classify Kindred Works Dewey/BISAC initiatives. Classify. Experimental service from OCLC Research http://classify.oclc.org/ Leverages FRBR, classification assignments in WorldCat and other OCLC data

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What else can you do with dewey

What else can you do with Dewey?

Diane Vizine-Goetz

OCLC Research


Outline

Outline

  • Classify

  • Kindred Works

  • Dewey/BISAC initiatives


Classify

Classify

Experimental service from OCLC Research

http://classify.oclc.org/

Leverages FRBR, classification assignments in WorldCat and other OCLC data

Offers class numbers for books, videos, CDs and other materials

User interface for day-to-day tasks

Machine service for batch processing

Freely-available

Updated quarterly

Classify page presents:

Title (work level)

Author (work level)

Formats available

Number of editions

Number of library holdings

Suggested class numbers based on holdings(Dewey, Library of Congress, National Library of Medicine)

FAST Headings

Editions List (Title, Author, Format, Holdings, Language, OCLC Number, Date, Class numbers)


Classify in connexion

Classify in Connexion


Top interface users last 30 days

Top Interface Users (last 30 days)

  • India

  • United Kingdom

  • Sweden

  • Canada

  • Germany

  • Ecuador

  • Pakistan

  • South Africa

  • Uganda

  • Australia


Kindred works

Kindred Works

  • What is it?

    • Content-based recommender service

      • Leverages Classify, DDC, & WorldCat API

    • Consists of a demonstration interface & API

    • Accepts OCLC number or ISBN as input


Kindred works1

Kindred Works

  • What you get?

    • A list of related resources (title, author, isbns)

    • Results can be limited to the holdings of a given institution


How it works

How it works

  • Search Classify by OCLC number or ISBN to get a Dewey number

  • Determine if the work is fiction or nonfiction

  • Inspect the seed record to determine

    • Adult or juvenile

    • Language of content

    • Textual resource

  • If nonfiction, formulate a query from DDC + audience level + language [+] institution code

  • If fiction, formulate a query from DDC + audience + language + genre + subjects [+] institution code


Examples fiction

Examples (fiction)


What else can you do with dewey

WorldCat


Examples nonfiction

Examples (nonfiction)


Kindred works2

Kindred Works

  • Next Steps

    • Release as a prototype

    • Collect ratings data

    • Continue to refine the recommender logic


Oclc bisac initiatives

OCLC BISAC Initiatives

  • OCLC researchers and Dewey editors are collaborating on a project to create authority records for BISAC subject headings and add Dewey numbers to the records

  • BISAC subject headings, including usage notes, are coded according to the MARC 21 format for authority data

  • Dewey numbers from DDC 23, the latest edition of Dewey, are applied to the records by the Dewey team


Exploiting relationships between bisac and other resources

Exploiting Relationships between BISAC and Other Resources

  • Dewey number

  • BISAC heading

  • BISAC code


Get bisac headings based on dewey number

Get BISAC headings based on Dewey number

Dewey number: 794

Mapped BISAC terms to 794*

COMPUTERS—Programming—Games

GAMES—Board

GAMES—Board—Checkers

GAMES—Board—Chess

GAMES—Video—Electronic

...


Bisac headings add context to dewey number broad caption

BISAC headings add context to Dewey number + broad caption


Use a bisac code to get a heading and a dewey number

Use a BISAC code to get a heading and a Dewey number

  • BISAC code in your metadata:

    • CKB007000

  • Looking up literal and mapping:

    • COOKING—Beverages—Beer —> 641.623

  • Deriving Dewey Summaries as broad subject description:

    • http://dewey.info/class/641/about.en: Food & drink

    • http://dewey.info/class/641/about.es: Alimentos y bebidas

    • http://dewey.info/class/641/about.ar: الأغذية والمشروعات


Bisac heading broad dewey caption provide categories for a specific bisac code

BISAC heading + broad Dewey caption provide categories for a specific BISAC code


Dewey number broad dewey caption qr code provide link to an online catalog

Dewey number + broad Dewey caption + QR code provide link to an online catalog


Selected links

Selected Links

  • DeweyBrowser

    • http://deweybrowser.oclc.org/ddcbrowser2/

  • Classify

    • http://classify.oclc.org/classify2/

  • Dewey.info

    • http://dewey.info/

  • OCLC Research Works

    • http://www.oclc.org/research/activities/researchworks.htm


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