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  1. Dewey Decimal Classification: News and New Views Dewey Users Group June 25, 2005 ALA Annual Conference Chicago

  2. Agenda • Product Update Libbie Crawford • Dewey Update Joan S. Mitchell • Segmentation Dennis McGovern • Dewey Blog Jonathan Furner • Research Diane Vizine-Goetz • Graphic Novels Julianne Beall • Discussion

  3. Products • DDC 22 • Abridged 14 • DDC: Principles and Application • 200 Religion • WebDewey and Abridged WebDewey

  4. What’s New with Dewey Joan S. Mitchell Editor in Chief, DDC OCLC Saturday, June 25, 2005 ALA Annual Conference, Chicago

  5. Outline • DDC Review Schedule • RSS Feeds • WebDewey Update • Staff News • Translations • Options in Religion

  6. DDC Review Schedulewww.oclc.org/dewey/discussion/reviewschedule.htm • Advance notice to Dewey users about upcoming studies and updates • Links to discussions and updates

  7. Upcoming Reviews & Updates • Table 2 expansions • Tables 5 and 6 expansions • Terrorism • Associations • Graphic novels, Graphic arts, Digital photography • Historical periods in the abridged edition

  8. RSS Feeds • Dewey Mappings - DDC mappings to other vocabularies • Dewey News - Discussion papers and other news • Dewey Tips - Latest tips for classifying with Dewey and using WebDewey • Dewey Updates - Latest DDC mappings to other vocabularies, new and changed entries, and news about WebDewey enhancements • Dewey Journal - All Dewey RSS feeds Subscribe at: http://www.oclc.org/dewey/syndicated/rss.htm

  9. WebDewey • June release includes updated PPT mappings for computer science and law • August release will include updated PPT mappings for religion • OPAC searching from WebDewey is scheduled for later this year

  10. OPAC Searching from WebDewey

  11. Dewey Staff News • Jonathan Furner joined Dewey editorial team in April 2005

  12. EPC News • ALA and OCLC approved revised EPC bylaws • Changes to terms (length and term limits) • Corresponding members • Welna van Eeden joined EPC as first South African member in February 2005

  13. Translations 005.1 بَرْمَجَة 005.1 Programmation 005.1 Programmierung 005.1 Programmazione 005.1 Programmering 005.1 Lập trình

  14. Dewey and Sweden • April 2005 workshop in Stockholm to introduce DDC and plan for translation • Expansion of Swedish area table • SAB-DDC representation in national bibliography • Test mapping Svenska ämnesord to DDC using LCSH

  15. Options in Religion (1) (Option A: Class the religion in 230-280, its sources in 220, comprehensive works on the religion in 230; in that case, class the Bible and Christianity in 298 (Option B: Class in 210, and add to base number 21 the numbers following the base number for the religion in 292-299, e.g., Hinduism 210, Mahabharata 219.23; in that case class philosophy and theory of religion in 200, its subdivisions 211-218 in 201-208, specific aspects of comparative religion in 200.1-200.9, standard subdivisions of religion in 200.01-200.09

  16. Options in Religion (2) (Option C: Class in 291, and add to base number 291 the numbers following the base number for that religion in 292-299, e.g., Hinduism 291, Mahabharata 291.923 (Option D: Class in 298, which is permanently unassigned (Option E: Place first by use of a letter or other symbol, e.g., Hinduism 2H0 (preceding 220 ), or 29H (preceding 291 or 292 ); add to the base number thus derived, e.g., to 2H or to 29H, the numbers following the base number for the religion in 292-299, e.g., Shivaism 2H5.13 or 29H.513)

  17. Revised Option A Current version: (Option A: Class the religion in 230-280, its sources in 220, comprehensive works on the religion in 230; in that case, class the Bible and Christianity in 298 Proposed version: (Option A: Class the religion in 230-260, its sources in 220, comprehensive works on the religion in 230; in that case, class the Bible in 270 and Christianity in 280

  18. Segmentation Dennis McGovern Chief, Decimal Classification Division Library of Congress Saturday, June 25, 2005 ALA Annual Conference, Chicago

  19. Segmentation (Current) 155.6/6 End of abridged number (155.6) 809/.89287 End of abridged number (809) 324.6/23/0973 1. End of abridged number (324.6) 2. Beginning of standard subdivision (0973) 282/.092/2 1. Beginning of standard subdivision (0922) 2. End of abridged number (282.092)

  20. Segmentation (Proposed) 155.6/6 End of abridged number (155.6) 809/.89287 End of abridged number (809) 324.6/230973 End of abridged number (324.6) 282.092/2 End of abridged number (282.092)