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Dewey Decimal Classification: News and New Views Dewey Users Group June 25, 2005 ALA Annual Conference Chicago Agenda Product Update Libbie Crawford Dewey Update Joan S. Mitchell Segmentation Dennis McGovern Dewey Blog Jonathan Furner Research Diane Vizine-Goetz

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dewey decimal classification news and new views
Dewey Decimal Classification: News and New Views

Dewey Users Group

June 25, 2005

ALA Annual Conference

Chicago

agenda
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
products
Products
  • DDC 22
  • Abridged 14
  • DDC: Principles and Application
  • 200 Religion
  • WebDewey and Abridged WebDewey
what s new with dewey

What’s New with Dewey

Joan S. Mitchell

Editor in Chief, DDC

OCLC

Saturday, June 25, 2005

ALA Annual Conference, Chicago

outline
Outline
  • DDC Review Schedule
  • RSS Feeds
  • WebDewey Update
  • Staff News
  • Translations
  • Options in Religion
ddc review schedule www oclc org dewey discussion reviewschedule htm
DDC Review Schedulewww.oclc.org/dewey/discussion/reviewschedule.htm
  • Advance notice to Dewey users about upcoming studies and updates
  • Links to discussions and updates
upcoming reviews updates
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
rss feeds
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

webdewey
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
dewey staff news
Dewey Staff News
  • Jonathan Furner joined Dewey editorial team in April 2005
epc news
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
translations
Translations

005.1 بَرْمَجَة

005.1 Programmation

005.1 Programmierung

005.1 Programmazione

005.1 Programmering

005.1 Lập trình

dewey and sweden
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
options in religion 1
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

options in religion 2
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)

revised option a
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

segmentation

Segmentation

Dennis McGovern

Chief, Decimal Classification Division

Library of Congress

Saturday, June 25, 2005

ALA Annual Conference, Chicago

segmentation current
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)

segmentation proposed
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)