ERIC Number: ED105865
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Computers and the UDC; A Decade of Progress 1963-1973.
The development of machine or computer applications for the arrangement, storage, retrieval, and display of literature references or classification schedules, vocabularies, and indexes used with the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) System as an access point is reviewed. Activities of the Subcommittee on Mechanization of the UDC Central Classification Commission of the International Federation for Documentation are described and international conferences on "UDC in Mechanized Retrieval Systems" are summarized. More than 60 existing operating systems in 15 countries are described and samples of their output are provided. A bibliography on mechanization and the UDC is included. (Author/DGC)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cataloging, Classification, Computer Programs, Computers, Data Processing, Databases, Information Retrieval, Information Storage, Information Systems, International Programs, Library Automation, Library Standards, Library Technical Processes, Online Systems, State of the Art Reviews, Subject Index Terms, Universal Decimal Classification
Federation Internationale de Documentation, 7 Hofweg, The Hague, Netherlands
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation for Documentation, The Hague (Netherlands).